The crazy thing — what we like to think about — is what if the system DID become better and our graduates were college and work ready? How much could we accomplish? We think the field is wide open and things WILL change. Yeah, we might be naive optimists, but we still believe it.
What Does It Really Mean to Be College and Work Ready? Community colleges expect little of first-year students — and get even less, concludes the National Center on Education and The Economy.
The report paints a grim picture.
High school graduates have trouble reading textbooks written at the…