Nov 30, 2007

Moving Picture Institute on the history proficiency of college seniors

A 2000 survey conducted by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) showed that 81% of elite college seniors failed to demonstrate a basic, high school-level command of U.S. history, but 99% are familiar with the MTV characters Beavis and Butthead.

~ Rob Pfaltzgraff, executive director, Moving Picture Institute, October 29, 2007

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