Study: Community colleges lack rigor, but incoming students ill prepared
By staff and wire services reports
May 8th, 2013
There’s been a lot of talk lately of college- and career-readiness for high-school graduates, but according to a study released Tuesday, what community colleges actually require is less rigorous than we think – and many high school graduates aren’t meeting even those low standards, Christian science Monitor reports. What is being taught and emphasized in high school math and English, moreover, is out of alignment with what is needed to succeed in community college, the report concludes...