Report: American High School Students are Reading Books at 5th-Grade-Appropriate Levels

The Huffington Post 3/23/2012

High school students today are reading books intended for children with reading levels far below those appropriate for teens, according to a recent report.

A compilation of the top 40 books teens in grades 9-12 are reading in school shows that the average reading level of that list is 5.3 — […]