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At the University of Minnesota the only mandatory developmental courses are for those who are not able to place into university-level mathematics. Within the General College, the developmental education unit of the U, a full core curriculum is provided, all for graduation credit, including all composition courses. Developmental education is embedded in
content-area courses.

Jeanne Higbee

Bob Lemaire wrote:

> Dear Linda:
>
> At Kankakee Community College, placement in developmental math and writing courses are mandatory for students who test into them, based on ASSET scores.  Reading is also mandatory placement, but only for full-time students.  Several procedural exemptions greatly diminish the percentage of tested students who actuallly place into the reading program.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Robert LeMaire
>
> Professor-Math & Reading/Study Skills
> Kankakee Community College
> Kankakee, Illinois  60901
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Jeanne L. Higbee
Professor and Founding Chair,
Center for Research on Developmental Education and Urban Literacy
General College
University of Minnesota
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