Nearly half of the nation’s undergraduates show almost no gains in learning in their first two years of college, in large part because colleges don’t make academics a priority, a new report shows.

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After two years in college, 45% of students showed no significant gains in learning; after four years, 36% showed little change.

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2011-01-18-littlelearning18_ST_N.htm