Commentary: College remediation is not just a problem for those ‘other’ kids
This is college acceptance season, the weeks when millions of high school seniors pore over their offers and agonize about which campus offers the best fit and the best financing. The real pressure is off, the essays and test scores a distant memory. Until you consider the results of a new study that revealed this: More than...
By Tracy Dell’Angela | April 6, 2016
Alliance and other charter students untouched by graduation rate fears
Melissa Campos says senior year is a breeze for many of her friends and former teammates attending neighborhood high schools in Los Angeles Unified. Many of them get out for “work study” after a few periods of electives, she said. They are done with math, science and foreign language classes, and there are no AP...
By Tracy Dell’Angela | February 26, 2016