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  • cathy travlos
    ubject: CSU freshmen unprepared Wracked with frustration over the state s legions of unprepared high school graduates, the California State University system
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 12, 2011
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      ubject: CSU freshmen unprepared
      "Wracked
      with frustration over the state's legions of unprepared high school
      graduates, the California State University system next summer will force
      freshmen with remedial needs to brush up on math or English before
      arriving on campus. But many professors at the 23-campus
      university, which has spent the past 13 years dismissing students who
      fail remedial classes, doubt the Early Start program will do much to
      help students unable to handle college math or English."I'm not
      at all optimistic that it's going to help," said Sally Murphy, a
      communications professor who directs general education at Cal State East
      Bay, where 73 percent of this year's freshmen were not ready for
      college math. Nearly 60 percent were not prepared for college English"
      You can read the entire article here:
      http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_19526032


      Cathy Travlos



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