Be sure to click on the ACT link and read the ACT article carefully. If Oregon is going to meet the 40-40-20 goals proposed by the governor student achievement needs to increase.
On a side note:
I am finishing the book, The Smartest Kids in the World, which looks at student achievement in S. Korea, Poland and Finland. The book makes some really interesting observations related to the causes of student achievement.
George A. Letchworth, Ph.D.