Research shows that those who start college with remedial courses are far more likely to drop out, so a change is in the works.
My grandson told me he was learning advanced math and when I asked where, he told me it was at a free website program, Khan Academy. Millions of others are doing the same.
It’s called the Great Schools Compact, and the city is hoping it’ll be worth millions in grants from the Gates Foundation.
The PreK-3 movement is ambitious, with connecting objectives — universal access to free public preschool, mandatory full day kindergarten and a seamless curriculum from PreK through third grade with increased parental involvement.