Friday, December 24, 2004

The Expectations Gap – A 50-State Review of High School Graduation Requirements

"Recent studies have revealed that few of the nation’s high school students are gaining the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in college and work. A new report finds an important explanation for this phenomenon: states do not expect their graduates to take courses that truly reflect the real-world demands of life after high school. In fact, according to the study released today by Achieve, Inc., in every state, students can take the courses necessary to meet graduation requirements yet still leave high school unprepared" Source : Achieve [via DocuTicker]

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Subjects : High School Students -- Education -- United States

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