SAT scores taking a plunge to the lowest level on record!
And that's just for the critical reading portion of the college entrance exam.
"But what their excuse is - it's simply that more non-native English speakers are taking the test - and that's the explanation for the reading scores falling."
That was Education Expert Bob Bowdon speaking with Chip at KOGO in San Diego.
According to Bowdon - the published numbers from the College Board says 27 percent of students taking the test are NOT from English households.
"If I were to guess that number nationally - I would never guess something like 27 percent. That is pretty surprising, to me."
Additionally - combined reading and math scores reached their lowest point since 1995.
What can we do to boost the scores?
"I think experimentation should happen in all facets of education - that means education technology should thrive and grow - charter schools should - vouchers and private schools doing all kinds of different forms of education - and different kinds of schools - vocational schools should form as well as dramatic arts and creative arts schools, as well as science and math focused schools - all kinds of different models - would work best because kids learn differently. t only makes sense to me that we should have different kinds of schools, as long as we have different kinds of kids."
I'm Jessica Curtis, and that's your Talk Radio Buzz from Fox News Radio.