March 10, 2006
A Perception Gap Over Students' Preparation
2 companion 'Chronicle' surveys show that college professors are much more concerned than school teachers are about the writing abilities of freshmen
Ask college faculty members about the high-school graduates coming into their classes: Many will tell you that students are ill prepared for the demands of higher education. Ask public-high-school teachers the same question: While they acknowledge student shortcomings, their answers will be more positive.
That's what The Chronicle