Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Collapse of U.S. Education

The tepublicans have accomplished one of their long time wants, the Destruction of the Education System in this Country, as it even falls further!!

Would-be soldiers can't pass exam

Dec 22, 2010 - Nearly one- fourth of the students who try to join the U.S. Army fail its entrance exam, painting a grim picture of an education system that produces graduates who can't answer basic math, science and reading questions, according to a new study released Tuesday.

The report by The Education Trust bolsters a growing worry among military and education leaders that the pool of young people qualified for military service will grow too small.

"Too many of our high school students are not graduating ready to begin college or a career - and many are not eligible to serve in our armed forces," U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said. "I am deeply troubled by the national security burden created by America's underperforming education system." {continued}

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