Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Obama's False Boasts on Education Progress

Obama's False Boasts on Education Progress: President Obama tells his audiences that things are going well, regardless of the facts.The president, speaking at a DNC fundraiser last night:On the education front, we've seen the high school dropout rate go down, college enrollment rate go up, reading scores and math scores going up.The truth on test scores:American high school seniors showed no improvement in their math and reading abilities in four years, according to the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), often known as the nation’s "report card."Adding to the discouraging news, achievement gaps between demographic groups have not lessened. And while the 12th-grade math scores

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