Exclusive Test Data: Many Colleges Fail to Improve Critical-Thinking Skills. {No Shit!}

Results of a standardized measure of reasoning ability show many students fail to improve over four years—even at some flagship schools, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of nonpublic results.

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Freshmen and seniors at about 200 colleges across the U.S. take a little-known test every year to measure how much better they get at learning to think. The results are discouraging. At least a third of the seniors were unable to make a cohesive argument, assess the quality of evidence in a document, or interpret data in a table! SOURCE

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