Daily Archives: 07/15/2004

UOG Professor Says Guam Students Are Getting Worse

Dr. Gary Heathcote, professor of anthropology at UOG, is concerned. His students from DOE schools are appalling unprepared for college level work, lacking basic knowledge and skills in vocabulary, word usage, reading comprehension, history, geography and current events. In fact, the results were markedly worse than a similar test administered a decade ago, a test that showed shocking deficiencies in the same areas.

Can’t say I’m surprised. Education is the last thing on the agenda at the Department of Education.