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January 03, 2005

If you can't read this, you may have been educated in the United States.

Key quotes:

Nearly six in 10 high school graduates in 2005 will start college in the fall, but half of them — and more than two-thirds of the African American and Latino students who enroll — will fail to earn either an associate's or bachelor's degree.

Probably because most reporters, policymakers and influential educators wouldn't be in the positions they're in if they had to recover from the setback that some public schools inflict.

We must grasp that the system that served us well is a failure, producing only two bachelor degrees for every 10 students who start high school.

Quotes are from this scathing article in the LA Times.

Posted by Dan at January 3, 2005 09:06 AM

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