While performance declines, requirements increase

We’ve all heard the statistics about declining student performance.  I wrote an entry in my blog about how SAT Reading scores are the lowest in 40 years.  In light of these declining performance numbers, the education requirements for good jobs in the US are climbing.  Unfortunately, just 25 percent of students who took the ACT last year are college ready. Continue reading “While performance declines, requirements increase”

Falling SAT Reading Scores Underscore the Importance of Reading Education

Gaston Caperton runs an organization that is seen as the bane of every high schoolers existence.  The College Board, of which Caperton is President, bring us everything from AP Exams to CLEP Tests to the SAT.  If you’re in high school, you’re touched in some way, by the work these guys do. Continue reading “Falling SAT Reading Scores Underscore the Importance of Reading Education”