(The Associated Press) LAS VEGAS (AP) – Only 10 percent of Nevada’s high school juniors are considered college-ready in four core subjects based on their ACT test results, marking no improvement compared with the class before them.
The Nevada Department of Education reported on Monday that the average composite score on the college entrance exam was 17.4 out of 36, which was unchanged from last year. This is the second year that virtually all 11th graders in the state took the exam rather than just the college-bound students.
“Nevada needs to use these results as the Legislature, governor, and state board intended – as a statewide cry that our students deserve more and Nevada’s economy demands more,” said state Superintendent Steve Canavero. Click here to continue reading