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Wednesday, 16th May 2007

Rigor at Risk

Rigor at Risk
Source: Act, Inc.

U.S. high school core courses too often lack the rigor they need to adequately prepare students for college-level work, according to a new report from ACT, Inc. The research report, titled Rigor at Risk, suggests that even students who take the recommended college preparatory curriculum in high school are often ill-prepared to handle college material. The findings also suggest that many students lose academic momentum during their last two years of high school.

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+ Full Report (PDF; 342 KB)



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