1/20/2006

ABC News: Study: Most College Students Lack Skills

"More than half of students at four-year colleges and at least 75 percent at two-year colleges lack the literacy to handle complex, real-life tasks such as understanding credit card offers, a study found.

The literacy study funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts, the first to target the skills of graduating students, finds that students fail to lock in key skills no matter their field of study.

The results cut across three types of literacy: analyzing news stories and other prose, understanding documents and having math skills needed for checkbooks or restaurant tips."

If you have a brain at all, this article will make you sick. It goes on to say that these students, dumb as they are, are still smarter than the general population.

And yet, they're all allowed to vote. Sigh....

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