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Remedial Education: models and approaches for successful impact on student achievement Technical Brief

January 2022 — Remediation is an instructional program designed to support struggling students who have not developed expected curricular competencies and to help them strengthen their basic skills so they can succeed in school. Why is remediation an intervention of choice? Is remediation the single key for attaining desired results? This technical brief expands on a recent analysis of remediation and foundational skills conducted by FHI 360, identifies the latest recommendations from state-of-the-art literature and programming practices, and points to the successful models and approaches of current remediation programs.