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Document Number: 10872

The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2013 - In 2013, 64% of all ACT-tested high school graduates met the English ACT College Readiness Benchmark, but results go downhill from there, according to an annual look at readiness. Forty-four percent met the mathematics and science benchmarks, 36% met the science benchmark and 26% met all four subjects. About 69% met at least one of the benchmarks while 31% didnít meet any of them. Test scores dropped slightly between 2009 and 2013, with most of the decrease seen in 2013. However, about 22% more students took the ACT during this period and the tested group became more diverse. (ACT, August 2013)...

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