According to a 2012 report by ACT®, far too many students graduate from high school ill-prepared for the academic rigors of college. Indeed, in 2012, only 52 percent of all ACT-tested high school graduates met the College Readiness Benchmark in Reading. To help close the gap between college eligibility and college readiness, Conner High School in Hebron, Ky. has created an innovative Reading for College Success course for struggling readers, which incorporates the Reading Assistant™ program from Scientific Learning Corp. (OTCQB:SCIL). After using the online reading tool for an average of four months, 89 percent of students achieved significant increases...

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Leslie Eicher