‘…The ACT reported that 31 percent of all high school graduates tested were not ready for any college coursework requiring English, science, math or reading skills. The other 69 percent of test takers met at least one of the four subject-area standards….’
Does not say much for standards at High School. No wonder teachers are fighting a life and death struggle against evaluations. It is their voting block that will keep any form of standards from becoming a reality in the political arena.
Any wonder the average inmate has a 6th grade education.