via squarerootofpi - Study: Most College Students Lack Skills
More than 50percent of students at four-year schools and more than 75 percent at two-year colleges lacked the skills to perform complex literacy tasks.
That means they could not interpret a table about exercise and blood pressure, understand the arguments of newspaper editorials, compare credit card offers with different interest rates and annual fees or summarize results of a survey about parental involvement in school.
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Heard from Liz for the first time in a while yesterday. That was nice... apparently she's keeping two jobs to bring in the bucks.I'm glad to see she's got some buddies down south.
You are the little prince.
Saint Exupery's 'The Little Prince' Quiz.
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