California colleges are still offering remedial courses

Despite state laws to prevent students from doing unnecessary non-credit coursework, at least one-third of California community colleges are still enrolling students in remedial math courses, according to a recent report by the California Acceleration Project. Overseeing and guiding remedial education reform in California community colleges.

The report, released Monday, analyzes plans submitted to the state chancellor’s office in March and details the changes that 115 colleges plan to make to better implement Assembly Bill 705. The goal of the 2017 state law is to “maximize a student’s chances of enrolling and completing স্থান transfer-level coursework in English and math within a one-year period in the community college system.

The report found that 38 of the 115 colleges still enroll students in remedial math courses who have earned decent grades in high school. Meanwhile, 47 colleges plan to offer remedial coursework in the fall of 2022 In response, the report calls for the passage of Assembly Bill 1705, designed to clarify and strengthen Assembly Bill 705 for colleges that are lagging behind in implementing the law’s intentions.

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