Reading and Math Scores in U.S. are Falling. Why Are We Getting Dumber?

11/1/2019

Excerpt: “Math and reading scores for fourth- and eighth-grade students in the United States have gone down compared to 2017, according to numbers from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

“Over the past decade, there has been no progress in either mathematics or reading performance, and the lowest performing students are doing worse,” said NCES associate commissioner Peggy Carr.

The finding is based on data collected as part of the organization’s 2019 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card. NAEP is a congressionally-mandated project that looks at representatives samples of students from every state in the nation, from Washington, D.C., and from select large urban school districts.”

The solution? Home education. Where real education, not indoctrination to raise compliant worker bees for Corporate America, begins. Enough is enough.

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