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Resource ID: #15981
Subject: Education
Source: Sentinel (Santa Cruz, Calif.)
Date: March 8, 1999



The Santa Cruz County Sentinel's "story showed why so many college freshmen end up in remedial English classes -- because they get so little practice writing in high school. At one local high school, few of the English teachers regularly required students to write essays, even in the classes required for admission to the University of California. Most teachers gave reading assignments; one teacher spent a semester on puppet-making..."

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