A New Teaching Structure Could Make College More Affordable. Why Don't More Schools Adopt It?

Around a year ago, instructors at community colleges in Washington State began to notice big discrepancies in their business majors’ academic aptitude. Many lumbered through math courses and needed extra time to catch up. Others had to sit through required computer classes despite having plenty of on-the-job training. Administrators needed a way to keep some students from falling behind and others from wasting their time. They devised an experimental curriculum that the college system’s governing body is expected to approve later this week.

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