- 98% literacy with complex texts in Massachusetts in 1850,
- Only 31% of college graduates could read & draw inferences from a long complicated text in 2003 (U.S. Dept. of Education),
- 29% decrease between 1993 and 2003 with respect to point number 2 above,
- Nearly 80% of NYC public H.S. graduates who enrolled in CUNY community college had to relearn basic reading, writing or math.
An excerpt from Freedomain Radio Video
The Truth About School – March 15, 2015
This clip occurs approximately 32 minutes into the full video
Full Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIejieCEfzA&t=4s