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Can changing remedial math improve college student outcomes?

Clip: 05/14/2019 | 7m 27s

Colleges created remedial education classes to ensure students were sufficiently prepared for more advanced material. But increasingly, there’s a sense that remedial courses are hurting the prospects of the students they are intended to help. As a result, some California colleges and high schools are rethinking their approach to teaching math -- with encouraging results. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 05/14/19

Rating: NR

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