Report: Over Half of SCS High School Students Not Ready for College

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.