Remediation for college credit | Joanne

Starting in 2018, California State University will give students college credit for courses that include remediation, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Thirty-nine percent of Cal State freshmen are placed in remedial math, English or both, reports EdSource. These students come from the top third of the state’s graduates.

In an executive order, Chancellor Timothy P. White told the system’s 23 campus 23 campus presidents to use high school grades and SAT/ACT scores to determine college readiness rather than placement exams and to let unprepared students take college-credit classes immediately…

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