County grand jury report says remedial classes are wasteful

A Ventura County grand jury report released April 17 concludes that public schools and community colleges in the area are wasting taxpayer money by providing a duplicate opportunity for students to master basic math and English classes.
The report, “Wasting Education Money: Paying Twice,” reviewed how money was spent to prepare high school students for college while, at the same time, community colleges offer remedial classes of their own.
The grand jury said its goal was to evaluate the method...

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