03 January 2015

Education Experts & Their Fruit

Stotsky clarified, “The average reading level for five of the top seven books assigned as summer reading by 341 colleges using Renaissance Learning’s readability formula was rated 7.56.” That means, a large number of college freshman are basically reading on a level of grade 7 at the sixth month mark.
I'd say we have a competence issue. More here. Sadly, it will be hard for colleges and universities to bring these students up to speed when they're so busy with more important issues.

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