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Domenico Rosa

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Registered: 12/4/04
Re: useless GPA, was Re: Trivial Alfie Kohn
Posted: Jun 14, 2004 9:51 PM
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On Mon, 14 Jun 2004 09:32:29 -0700, Greg Goodknight wrote:
[snip]

>Study: Stellar high school performers failing college
>Easy curriculum leads to remedial college courses
>
>By FREDREKA SCHOUTEN
>Gannett News Service
>
>http://www.theithacajournal.com/news/stories/20040614/localnews/641484.html
>
>WASHINGTON -- High school graduates in Nevada with at least a B
>average can win $10,000 college scholarships -- enough to guarantee
>them free rides at any public university in the state.
>
>But that ride has proved rough for many. Nearly one-third of the kids
>who get the scholarships, created to keep the state's most promising
>students in Nevada, have to take remedial classes when they start
>college.
>
>They are not alone. Around the country, students, even those with
>stellar high school records, have discovered they don't have all the
>skills to survive in college. In Georgia, for instance, four out of
>10 students who earn the popular Hope Scholarships to the state's
>university system lose the scholarship after they earn about 30
>credits -- roughly one year's worth of work -- because they can't
>keep their grades up.


I would really be interested in the proportions of the above students
who:
1. took so-called "honors math" in high school.
2. took calculus (AP or otherwise) in high school.

The grim pseudo-education of American students would be much more
glaring if these two proportions were being calculated and disseminated?

Dom Rosa

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