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Americans Overwhelmingly Reject Oregon’s New Education Law Letting Illiterates Graduate

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Ridgewood NJ, The state of Oregon has eliminated requirements that students demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing and math before graduating high school, and an overwhelming majority of Americans don’t want such a policy in their schools.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 81% of American Adults would oppose a law in their state that says high school students do not need to be proficient in reading, writing and mathematics to graduate. Only 12% favor such a law in their state. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

4 thoughts on “Americans Overwhelmingly Reject Oregon’s New Education Law Letting Illiterates Graduate

  1. Not sure if this is still current and accurate… however
    In Paterson it USED to be that all one had to do to advance to the next grade and eventually get a diploma was based on attendance ONLY, no test.
    So a Diploma from Paterson was good for toilet paper.
    Thanks to the libtards running this state…

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  2. I thought lowering the passing grade was the key.

    After all, doesn’t “success” breed success?

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  3. Like the law no Child left behind. There’s a reason why they would get back. You just push this through school and get them the hell out. Amazing.

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    When did the politicians in Salem or D.C. begin to care about what the people think?

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