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American Morning Blog Discusses Findings from Alliance Report on College Remediation

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June 09, 2011 03:13 pm

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In the video below, CNN education contributor Steve Perry joins American Morning’s Kiran Chetry to discuss why so many American students are unprepared for college. According to Perry, “The problem is that these students were given the promise when they were given a diploma that said they were in fact prepared for the next level for whatever the rights and privileges that come with receiving a high school diploma. So it is a pretty big problem and it’s a multi-billion problem according to this report because what its saying is that children and families are having to pay more money to send their child to college then they should have to and that’s just not cool.”

To read more about the cost of college remediation, check out the report, released by the Alliance last month, referenced in this segment: Saving Now and Saving Later: How High School Reform Can Reduce the Nation’s Wasted Remediation Dollars.

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