College preparedness lacking, forcing students into remediation, drop out
By staff and wire services reports
June 20th, 2012
High school graduates may be attending college in record numbers, but that doesn’t mean they are necessarily ready for higher education, the Huffington Post reports. According to Complete College America -- a Washington-based nonprofit aimed at increasing college completion -- four in 10 high school graduates are required to take remedial courses when they start college. According to Cincinnati.com, two-thirds of those students attending four-year colleges in Ohio and Kentucky fail to earn their degrees within six years -- a number that is on par with national statistics. College completion rates are even lower...
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