Community Colleges

To Improve Retention, Community Colleges Teach Self-Esteem

Shana Berger

Students at Big Bend Community College, in Washington State, participate in a trust exercise led 
by peer mentors as part of an effort to help students in remedial classes stay in college.
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As states and the federal government put a greater emphasis on raising college graduation rates, community colleges are moving to help a group of students who often fall behind: those required to take remedial-education classes. Sixty-eight percent...

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