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More test-takers equals lower scores

The front-page article in Arkansas' Newspaper Sept. 7 relayed the bad news along with the good. For it turns out to be a simple matter of supply and demand. "Arkansas students' scores on college entrance exam dip," announced the headline. But it was offset by the good news in the subhead: "11th-grader ranks taking ACT swell."

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DoubleBlind says...

How many more articles will be written to excuse the poor results which further prove AR schools do a crappy job of preparing students for college? Enough already. The second to last sentence perfectly sums up the issue. AR schools are simply not making sound decisions with the best interests of students at heart.

Posted 13 September 2017, 6:03 a.m. Suggest removal

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