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The article that I found for this assignment is called “Want Struggling Students to Drop Out? Send Them to Community College” and this was such a great read. This article is about how remedial classes in the college level do nothing but hurt college students. Whether it be from draining their bank accounts to lowering their drive to succeed in college. A big problem with remedial classes that the the author talks about is remedial classes are a huge hurdle to some college students who have either not been prepared for school or do not have the support they need. “80 percent of entering students take at least one developmental course in math, English, or both.” Some students, the authors wrote, “are placed as many as four levels below college-level coursework,” ( - struggling-students-drop-out-send-them-community-college). This is a lot of work for a student who is the first generation college student or someone who is head of the house hold just trying to better themselves. These remedial classes do not even apply to the degree the student is trying to receive, it is just extra credits added to their transcript which then pushes them into excess hours. Excess hours leads to higher tuition which is already more then needed to be because students are paying for classes that don’t apply towards their degree. Which means students are
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