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By Steve Erdman
47th District 

Straight Talk With Steve: Stop CRT

 

October 20, 2022

The new ACT scores for the class of 2022 were released last week and the scores do not look good for Nebraska.

Nebraska’s composite score fell to 19.4, which is below the national average of 19.8. More importantly, though, is how Nebraska’s ACT composite scores have been falling over the course of the last five years. For instance, in 2017 Nebraska’s composite score was 21.4, then in 2018 it fell to 20.1, in 2019 it was 20.0, and last year it was 20.0 again. Nebraska hasn’t seen test scores this low in a decade.

While some may choose to blame the pandemic for these falling test...



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