See which state's students are the most prepared for college
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Nowadays it's nearly necessary to have a college degree, especially when employment growth for people without a degree is negative 14 percent. In contrast, employment growth for those who go on to receive a bachelor's degree is 82 percent. But are graduating seniors ready for college? ACT, Inc., the company that issues the ACT standardized test, released it's report on "The Condition of College & Career Readiness" for 2012. The study measures a readiness by comparing ACT test scores with grades received by students in their first-year college classes. ACT has four benchmarks: English, Mathematics, Reading and Science. The following is a ranking of each state based on the percent of students who met all four benchmarks.
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