4 out of 5 students are not proficient writers.
Even with spell check and a thesaurus on hand, just 27% of students are able to write well-developed essays with proper language use.
26.2% of college graduates produce writing that rates as deficient
Fewer than 50% of college seniors feel their writing improved during college SAT writing scores are falling, too
Poor writing cost employers $3.1 billion YEARLY
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Only one quarter of 8th and 12th graders are proficient in writing, according to recent National Assessment of Educational Progress