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Community colleges eliminating remedial classes, but it was a long road

West Los Angeles College in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.
West Los Angeles College in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.
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Research suggests community college remedial classes do more to block students' education than to create a bridge to higher education. California is eliminating the classes next year but many Southern California campuses still list remedial classes in their Fall, 2018 catalogs.

Read more on LAist.com: Remedial Classes Aren't Working In Community Colleges — And Now They're About To Be Canceled