Students who are forced into college preparatory classes might have better success in vocational programs, a Public Policy Institute of California study suggests.
Students who are forced into college preparatory classes might have better success in vocational programs, a Public Policy Institute of California study suggests. Brian Nguyen Sacramento Bee file
Students who are forced into college preparatory classes might have better success in vocational programs, a Public Policy Institute of California study suggests. Brian Nguyen Sacramento Bee file
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Dan Walters: Mandated college prep courses are counterproductive

May 05, 2016 04:01 PM

UPDATED May 06, 2016 02:07 PM

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Dan Walters' column appears in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee