05 novembre 2013

First-Generation Students Lag in College Readiness, Report Says

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/headcount-45.pngBy Beckie Supiano. About a quarter of high-school graduates who took the ACT in 2013 met all four of its college-readiness benchmarks, in English, reading, mathematics, and science. But students whose parents did not go to college fared quite a bit worse: Only 9 percent of them met all four benchmarks. That finding comes from a report, “The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2013: First-Generation Students,” released on Monday by ACT and the Council for Opportunity in Education, a nonprofit group focused on access to college. More...

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