MacIver News Minute: Remedial Ed Problem Shows High Schools Aren’t Preparing Grads For College

September 13, 2018

Too many Wisconsin graduates are unprepared for life after high school. The MacIver Institute’s latest State of Higher Ed report notes that students from 184 Wisconsin high schools entered the UW System requiring remedial math or English in 2016. That’s up from 175 schools the year before. The one-fifth of college freshmen paying for remedial math for zero college credit are literally paying the price for their high schools’ failures.

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