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Grades Rise, But Students Dumber

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posted on Feb, 22 2007 @ 09:54 PM
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Grades Rise, But Students Dumber


Source Link: www.usatoday.com

WASHINGTON — High school seniors are taking more challenging classes and earning higher grades than ever, but their reading skills have actually worsened since 1992, data released Thursday by the U.S. Education Department suggest.

Education Secretary Margaret Spellings said the results show that "we must act now to increase rigor in our high schools." The No Child Left Behind law, up for reauthorization this year, currently applies only minimally to high schools.
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posted on Feb, 22 2007 @ 10:51 PM
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apparently they are...the headline's grammar isnt exactly correct
Students ARE dumber!



posted on Feb, 22 2007 @ 10:53 PM
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LOL Steve. Funny.

Is it any surprise really? .. I mean, all our public school system is any more is a factory to produce compliant citizens, not smart ones.



 
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