via christin – 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.
1 year ago – Sicky Mel, PSA, No new drama month, paypal button for charity, weather, Korean postal robots guards, MA lobster strike, Monkey king, fibs and truths answers, weather
2 years ago – crapulent, British WWII photo archive, Chick Tract, homeowners groups lacking
3 years ago – bawled out my bro, bashed up my hands.
4 years ago – walkies, coloring book fairy, waterlog ear, some dead links and some live ones, full moon birth, good dreams.
5 years ago – Iron Man, brain eating, thinking about my dad, smitten, First experience with a good LJ client, Fred the enema cat.