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Celebrate: Public High School Graduation Rate Reaches Four Decade High

Unknown3rdParty Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 5:58 PM
So, more high school are passing more quasi-graduates than ever ... who can't read, write or do basic arithmetic. Why? Because real teaching is NOT taking place ( union-led propagandizing for the liberal left is not teaching ) ... regurgetative learning only allows them to pass tests to get into college. And for what? So they can take remedial reading, writing and math ...

Hold that thought for one second. Of course higher high school graduation rates are something every American can and should celebrate. What’s not to like? However, if we look a bit deeper and try to understand why this phenomenon is actually happening -- this sort of “progress” is slightly more complicated (H/T Allahpundit):

The percentage of students at public high schools who graduate on time has reached its highest level in nearly 40 years, according to the most recent federal government estimates released Tuesday.

Based on data collected from the...