Illinois public high school reading scores take a dive Chicago Sun-Times
Illinois high school reading scores took their biggest tumble in at least five years...Chicago public school officials said CPS scores from day one of the
test, which is solely the ACT college admission test, were up. So they
blamed the high school drop on day two, when reading and math skills
needed in the workplace are tested.
State test scores sink to a new low Chicago Tribune
Statewide passing scores on the
Illinois high school achievement exams dropped to a new low...By comparison, the state's elementary school pupils showed improvement
in reading and math at every grade level on this year's state tests,
the data show.
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