Thank you for inviting me here today, and thank you for supporting our local economy by coming to Seattle. Seattle has been host to innovations in aerospace, computer technology, biotechnology, internet commerce, and really great coffee. I am confident that Seattle will also inspire great ideas for community colleges during your time here this week. My children are educated pretty much the way my dad was — almost untouched by innovation. But fortunately, the story is starting to change.
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Because differences are our greatest strength. Remedial instruction can help struggling learners shore up their basic skills. This extra support can help them catch up to their peers. Remedial programs are not the same thing as special education.
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Remediation isn't working, but it's not all that discouraging to students and might serve other purposes, a study finds -- such as helping colleges cope with overenrolled regular courses. Remedial courses fail to prepare students for college-level work, but the remedial track may serve other purposes, according to a study newly released by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The research found that being placed into remediation is not as discouraging for students as conventional wisdom holds. And the separate remedial track, which is not typically credit-bearing, might also help colleges use their sometimes-limited capacity in credit-bearing courses for those students most likely to succeed in them. Overcrowding is a big problem at many community colleges, like California's cash-strapped system, which will turn away , students this year.