If this Los Angeles Times reporter is correct, 85% of those students entering community college today in California need remedial English and 73% remedial math.
See "California's community colleges staggering during hard times."
If that's the case, that three-fourths of these "students" didn't have an interest in learning basic math and English in the twelve years they sat in classrooms, why do they go to college?
The beer is better? The drugs?