HU education graduates rank top in state for social studies, special education content

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2011-06-07
HUNTINGTON, Ind.— More than 87 percent of education graduates from Huntington University find jobs in their fields within six months of graduation. And now, test results from the state show they are well prepared for the task.

According to results from the Indiana Department of Education, HU ranks No. 1 in the state for social studies content and is tied for first in the exceptional needs (special education) category in the Praxis II results for 2009/10. The Praxis tests are the exams for Indiana licensure. These are the most recent results.

Huntington scored an average 191 in the social studies content area and scored an average 189 on the exceptional needs test. The passing scores were 147 and 156, respectively.

For other results, visit http://www.doe.in.gov/educatorlicensing/Praxis_II_Reports.html.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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