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college readiness

Below are a number of links to articles on the growing trend of high school students in the U.S. being unprepared for basic college courses, even those who took high school AP courses, those that received As and Bs in high school, and those that are not from economically challenged areas.

http://bridgemi.com/2012/05/mich-scores-poorly-on-college-prep/

http://www.aaeteachers.org/index.php/blog/1194-american-students-underperforming-on-international-tests-

http://www.americanprogress.org/events/2013/05/06/62403/what-can-u-s-schools-learn-from-other-countries/

http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/high-school-notes/2012/08/22/high-school-students-not-prepared-for-college-career

http://www.writeshop.com/blog/students-are-ill-prepared-for-college-level-writing/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/18/students-lacking-college-_n_1606201.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/08/nyregion/08regents.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/educate/casestudies/writingskills.pdf

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/24/high-school-grads-reading-skills-hit-new-low-most-/?page=1

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-11-07/opinion/act-ct-edit-1107-20131107_1_college-readiness-figures-college-success-illinois-students

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