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Unprepared for College

UNPR for EPARED COLLEGE HALF OF ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS DROP OUT BEFORE RECEIVING A DEGREE COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST COLLEGE ATTAINMENT RATES (AMONG 25-34 YEAR OLDS) CHINA 55.8% S. KOREA 55.5% RUSSIA 55.5% JAPAN 53.7% NEW ZEALAND 47.3% IRELAND 43.9% 60000 USA 12 40% COLLEGE FRESHMAN DON'T COMPLETE THEIR FIRST YEAR Over half-a-million COLLEGE FRESHMAN DROP OUT EVERY YEAR Souhats the PROBLEM INTRO INTRO INTRO COLLECE 101 COLLECE 101 COLLECE 101 3/4 OF COLLEGE FRESHMAN ARE UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE 80% SAY HIGH SCHOOL IS TOO EASY yet OH? N NY? OH? OH? COLLEGE FRESHMAN CANNOT FIND NEW YORK OR OHIO 10 ON A MAP OF THE U.S. 10 CANT FIND AFGHANISTAN ON A MAP OF ASIA CAN'T FIND CHINA ON A GLOBE CAN'T FIND N. KOREA CANT FIND ISRAEL. IRAQ. OR SAUDI ARABIA STUDENTS CURRENTLY PURSUINGA MATH OR SCIENCE DEGREE FEEL THAT THEIR K-12 EDUCATION DID NOT PREPARE THEM FOR COLLEGE DEMOGRAPHICS OF STUDENTS ACHIEVING COLLEGE READINESS BENCHMARK Math Science ASIAN-AMERICAN WHITE 71% 54% ASIAN-AMERICAN WHITE 41% 37% LATINO 30% AFRICAN-AMERICAN 14% LATINO AFRICAN-AMERICAN 15% 6% PERCENT OF ACT-TESTED HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES MEETING COLLEGE READINESS BENCHMARKS BY SUBJECT, 2010 100% 80% 66% 60% 52% 43% 40% 29% 24% 20% 0% ENGLISH READING MATH SCIENCE ALL 4 2.2 mllion COLLEGE FRESHMAN ARE LEARNING HIGH SCHOOL MATERIAL IN COLLEGE REMEDIAL COURSES COST: $4 5.6 $4 BILLION ENOUGH MONEY TO PUT 175,000 COLLEGE STUDENTS THROUGH 4 YEARS OF COLLEGE $3.6 $2 BILLION IN TAXPAYER CONTRIBUTIONS TO BILLION IN LOST WAGES STATE UNIVERSITIES 80% 20% OF STUDENTS IN REMEDIAL CLASSES HAD A HIGH SCHOOL GPA OF 3.0 0R HIGHER OF FRESHMEN WITHA 4.0 HIGH SCHOOL GPA NEED REMEDIATION IN MATH, ENGLISH OR BOTH STATE STATE STATE STATE STATE STATE STATE STATE BELIEVED THEY WERE READY FOR COLLEGE WHEN THEY GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL Only 56% OF STUDENTS ENROLLED IN A 4-YEAR PROGRAM RECEIVE A DEGREE WITHIN 6 YEARS CREATED BY: AccreditadColloges.org SOURCES: HTTP://WwW.REUTERS.COM/ARTICLE/2012/03/27/US-ATIN-ANDREA-EDUCATION DROPOUTS-IDUSBRE82Q0Y 120120327 · HTTP://MEDIA.COLLEGEBOARD.COM/HOMEORG/ CONTENT/PDF/ONE_YEAR_OUT_DECK_FINAL.PDF • HTTP://THINKPROGRESS.ORG/ EDUCATION/2012/03/28/453632/HALF-COLLEGE-STUDENTS-DROP-OUT/ • HTTP:// NCES.ED.GOV/NATIONSREPORTCARD/PDF/MAIN2009/2012468.PDF • HTTP://WWW. SCHOOLS.COM/NEWS/STUDENTS-FEEL-UNPREPARED-FOR-COLLEGE-SCIENCE-AND- MATH.HTML - HTTP://WWW.EDUCATIONSECTOR.ORG/PUBLICATIONS/HIGH-SCHOOLS- FAILING-PREPARE-MANY-COLLEGE-BOUND-STUDENTS-SCIENCE-CAREERS HTTP:// wwW.WASHINGTONTIMES.COM/NEWS/2011/AUG/17/SCORES-SHOW-STUDENTS-NOT READY-COLLEGE/ HTTP://WWW.ASCD.ORG/PUBLICATIONS/EDUCATIONAL-LEADERSHIP/ NOVO8/VOL66/NUM03/UNPREPARED-FOR-COLLEGE.ASPX HTTP://WWW.CSMONITOR. COM/USA/EDUCATION/2010/0809/COUNTRIES-WITH-THE-HIGHEST-COLLEGE- GRADUATION-RATES/CANADA-55.8-PERCENT c 090 THIS WORK IS LICENSED UNDER A CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE BY NO ND వ

Unprepared for College

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Half of all college students drop out before receiving a degree. Perhaps the reason so many college students are dropping out is that they aren't receiving adequate education at the high school level.

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