Archive for December 5th, 2010

Students Think They Are Prepared For College, But They Are Not

December 5th, 2010

Are Florida’s high-school grads ready for college? Orlando Sentinel
November 26–
As a student at Colonial High School, Valeria Martinez took dual-enrollment college courses, qualified for honors English and earned B’s in all of her math classes. But when Martinez enrolled at Valencia Community College, she was required to take remedial courses in math and reading. “It was really shocking,” she said, particularly because English was her favorite subject.