Executive Summary Agenda Item: College Readiness Report Purpose: provide a high level overview of college-readiness of Montana high school students

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Summary Points Montanas class of 2008 scored above National Averages.

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<p>Executive Summary Agenda Item: College Readiness Report Purpose: provide a high level overview of college-readiness of Montana high school students Summary Points Over 60% of Montana high school graduates took entrance exam. Summary Points Montanas class of 2008 scored above National Averages. Summary Points Depending on the measure used, between 49% to 81% of the students tested College Ready. Summary Points Taking a Rigorous Core in high school improves scores. Follow-up Questions Montanas averages look pretty good, why then do approximately 1/3 of entering freshmen require some form of remediation? Why do so many high school students take the MUSWA when ACT and SAT now offer writing assessments? How does Montanas college continuation rate compare to the percent of student taking admission exams? How do other states leverage entrance exams to increase college participation rates and preparation? Sample questions Regents may wish to pursue</p>

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