Saturday, February 14, 2009

How The Sacramento Region Ranks Academically

According to the major Sacramento newspaper, we're about in the middle.

How well students are prepared for college – and how well they perform once there – varies greatly across California. And the Sacramento region mostly runs in the middle of the pack.

That's what Sacramento State researchers found in a new report analyzing college readiness and enrollment in 14 state regions and among the major ethnic groups.

The study – "The Grades Are In 2008" – found that California's place as a national leader in higher education is declining largely because the state's fastest growing regions are poorly educated.

The students at the school at which I currently teach do fairly well, and for the most part I enjoy teaching them. The issues I have at my current school are with the adults, not the students.

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