by George Spelvin, staff writer
What a disgrace to learn from statistics just released by the Department of Education that “…only 7 percent of the eighth graders in Detroit are grade-level proficient or better in reading.” And statistics show that “Detroit public-school eighth graders do even worse in math than they do in reading. Only 4 percent SCORED HIGHLY ENOUGH to be rated proficient or better in math. “State figures reveal [just] over 30 percent of public-school eighth graders were proficient or better in reading or math. “Sixty eight percent of Michigan public-school eighth graders are not proficient in reading and 69% are not proficient in math.” (3) And little to no progress has been made during the last 12 years. (1)
Worst of all, we learn NOTHING of this from our erstwhile, Mainstream Media!
Americans watched as union thuggery took place at the state capital during the passage of right-to-work legislation. Countless teachers took … Continue Reading:Detroit schools must stop breeding generations of welfare recipients