College and Career Readiness- Reading

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College and Career Readiness- Reading. Why am I in this class?. Who said I have to take it?. Senate Bill 1 (2009) legislated the need for schools to intervene on the behalf of students who are not meeting college readiness standards. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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College and Career Readiness- ReadingCollege and Career Readiness- ReadingWhy am I in this class?Who said I have to take it?Senate Bill 1 (2009) legislated the need for schools to intervene on the behalf of students who are not meeting college readiness standards.Any student who does not meet ACT benchmarks on the junior year assessment must be given the opportunity to take a transitional course or some other monitored intervention. (Power Hour)Why did they pass that law?Data presented at the GovernorsConference on Postsecondary Education Trusteeship indicated:45% of KYs high school graduates require developmental classesKY ranks 47th in the percentage of bachelors degree obtainment among those 25 years of age and olderWhat is the Benchmark?20 for reading19 for math18 for EnglishSo what happens if I dont meet the benchmark?Many colleges will still accept you butYou will be signed up for remedial classes.No credit is given for these classes, even though you pay for the class and must attend the class and must pass class.Most State schools- cost of one remedial class $1000What is the goal?At the end of seven weeks, you will take the English COMPASS test. Benchmark is a score of 77. If you meet the benchmark on COMPASS or by retaking the ACT you willenroll in college credit-bearing courses.increase the likelihood for successful completion in subsequent college courses. Students not meeting Reading Benchmark are 80% more likely not to graduate from college because they are not prepared for college level reading.So now what?In this class we will:Review grammar rulesPractice, Practice, Practice

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