Center For American Progress
Students whose high school teachers had high expectations of them graduated from college much more often than those whose teachers had low expectations.
In terms of just the number of deaths by firearm, Pennsylvania ranked 4th, New Jersey 18th. Taken on a per-capita basis, though, Pennsylvania is number 16, New Jersey 26.
Nearly one-third of 8th grade math students nationwide report that their math work is often or always too easy and almost a third of those in 8th grade read less than 5 pages a day or write lengthy answers to test questions.