Remedial classes can be a waste of time. However, for those that have been away from school for a while and need to come up to speed on math and writing skills they can be a ‘God send.’
I was discharged from the marines after 5 years on active duty and 5 years since I had done any school work what so ever. Math had changed and my writing skills non-existant. The remedial programs were a blessing.
It all depends how you look at them.
Experts: Remedial college classes need fixing