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Document Number: 9412

Saving Now and Saving Later: How High School Reform Can Reduce the Nation's Wasted Remediation Dollars - 0f those who begin postsecondary studies, 43% will fail to earn a degree after six years. One of the major reasons is that far too many students receive inadequate preparation while in high school. This brief analyzes how improving America’s high schools and better preparing students for the challenges of both college and the modern workplace can dramatically reduce the amount of wasted dollars spent on remediation in college. (Alliance for Excellent Education, May 2011)...

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