New data is out from a report highlighting the college readiness of Shelby County Schools High schools students and the results are grim.
According to the report, nearly 6 out of 10 SCS high school students require remedial math classes before college, with that number being 4 in 10 for remedial reading classes.
Educator Marlena Little notes that this is a major problem: “Students who do take remedial courses actually do not mostly finish. You have about between a 20 and 50 percent of students who actually take remedial courses do not finish and complete their degree.”
Read more about the report here.