Tactics That Engage Community-College Students Get Few Takers, Study Finds

John Everett for The Chronicle

Desmond Lewis teaches a course on college- and career-planning skills at Houston Community College, where such courses are required for new students.
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For a high-school dropout with punctuation problems, enrolling in English 101 while catching up in remedial writing was a crucial opportunity. Halfway across the country, an 18-year-old freshman who skated through high school with a backpack full of...

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