From Online Colleges Blog
Many of America’s students graduate from high school unprepared to meet the academic, social, and personal challenges posed by college. This has resulted in high dropout rates and billions of dollars spent on remedial courses at schools all over the nation. While colleges themselves are working to help remedy the problem, many other organizations are aiming to help nip it in the bud, providing students with support and academically challenging material as early as elementary school. It may just be what many struggling school systems need to help them give students a chance for a better, brighter future in college and beyond. Here, we highlight just a few of the great programs, organizations, and policies that are helping improve college readiness.