Only 7% of Detroit Public-School 8th Graders Proficient in Reading

There are 1 comment on the Free Republic story from Dec 12, 2012, titled Only 7% of Detroit Public-School 8th Graders Proficient in Reading. In it, Free Republic reports that:

In the public schools in Detroit, Mich., according to the U.S. Department of Education, only 7 percent of the eighth graders are grade-level proficient or better in reading.

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Mrs Kowalski

New Baltimore, MI

#1 Dec 13, 2012
You really don't need reading skills for a career in car-jacking and robbing liquor stores. If they can make an "X" on the back of a welfare check, they'll fit right in.

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