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CUNY to Revamp Remedial Programs, Hoping to Lift Graduation Rates

Twenty-thousand new students arrived at public community colleges in New York City last fall only to be told they were not ready for college-level work. Instead, they were placed in remedial classes to complete the preparation they were supposed to have received in high school. But for a significant portion of these students, remedial courses will not put them any closer to a degree.