2011 ACT scores show problems with college readiness

By staff and wire services reports
August 17th, 2011

Newly released ACT scores on tests used for college admissions show that only 1 in 4 graduates of the class of 2011 who took the exam met four key benchmarks that supposedly show readiness for success in the first year of college, the Washington Post reports. The scores, being released today, show that the achievement gap between the top-scoring students—Asians and whites—and the lowest scoring—African Americans, Hispanics and American Indians—has grown slightly between 2007 and 2011…

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