On Sep 25, 8:41*am, A.L. wrote:
> No way. 40% of high school graduates in this country cannot read,
> write and do simple arithmetic.
> A.L.

Where's the source for that statistic? I can totally believe you,

What about this one: http://archives.cnn.com/2002/EDUCATI...uiz/index.html

87% of American young adults cannot find Iraq on a world map. 70%
can't even find New Jersey.