Most of California's community colleges are still placing students in remedial classes, but a new study finds they can't justify doing so.
Out of 115 community colleges, 79 aren't fully implementing AB 705, the law that transformed remedial education in the community college system.
After taking full effect last fall, AB 705 has transformed remedial education at California’s community colleges.
The new law, which takes effect this fall, aims to move more students out of remedial math and English classes.
This week: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks to reporters about school choice and her latest initiative; an update on California's efforts to reduce remediation courses in community colleges; and the governor's revised budget proposal.
How students do in high school is a better indicator than proficiency tests to determine if they are ready for college-level courses.