One State’s Shakeup in Remedial Education Brings a Slew of Headaches

David Massey for The Chronicle

Jerry Shawver, a remedial mathematics professor, helps a student in a math lab at Florida State College at Jacksonville.
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Enrollments in remedial courses dropped by half at many of Florida’s community and state colleges this fall, but not everyone is cheering. Just as many poorly prepared students are showing up, but thanks to a new state law, many are jumping...

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