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The Average Florida Graduate Isn’t Ready For College, According to SAT Results

Fewer than half of students who took the SAT last year scored high enough to be considered ready for college-level work — including the average Florida public school student who took the test — according to the test’s creator. Just 43 percent of class of 2013 students who took the SAT scored 1550 or higher, […]

Florida Student SAT Scores Rise Slightly

Florida students scored slightly better on the SAT college aptitude test in 2012, but scores still trailed the national average. The average score on the reading and math exams was 492, while the average writing score was 476. That’s up between three and five points from 2011. Nationally the average reading score was 496, the […]

857 Students Drop Out of High School Every Hour, Every Day

The College Board is stepping into the world of politics with its first political campaign, “Don’t Forget Ed!” The board set up 857 empty school desks on the National Mall in Washington D.C., representing the 857 students that drop out of school every hour, according to the College Board. Its an effort to urge presidential candidates to make education reform […]

College Board Releases a Guide to Help Undocumented Students Pay for College

Editors note: This post was written by WLRN reporter Luc Cohen. Undocumented high school students have a new tool to help them with their college admissions process. The College Board has released a guide to help undocumented students apply to college and get scholarships — since undocumented students cannot receive state or federal financial aid […]

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