Reading remediation results in higher college attendance

2021-10-21

Reading remediation during middle school proved effective in propelling students into college, according to a study in the Journal of Public Economics that looked at a Florida law that took effect in 2004. Students take a remedial class and grade-level class -- during the same year -- in either math or English, and although the effects diminish over time, the students have higher rates of attending college and earning degrees.

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