Tuesday, May 8, 2018

A Dismal Economic Future Revealed in the 'Nation’s Report Card'

Myra Adams May 08, 2018

Time to take a break from Trump TV and learn about a chronic, pervasive, under-reported national crisis severely impacting America’s current and future economy. This crisismay also help explain why a government guaranteed job program is potentially the next huge political wedge issue for the 2020 presidential election. According to a recent Rasmussen poll,such a program is supportedby 46 percent of Americans.

But the core crisis isabysmal test scores from the "Nation's Report Card."

Test results released in April with from both public and non-public school eighth and fourth graders, reveal that 66 percent of eighth graders are “not proficient” in math and 64 percent are “not proficient” in reading. Yes, you read the right, two-thirds of the nation’s eighth graders!..........Unfortunately, despite all the billions spent annually on education the biennial results stay roughly the same or worse in some states..........To Read More....

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