University leaders are quick to argue that athletics act as a front porch for universities, are a fundamental part of collegiate life, and that increased athletic funding will lead to enrollment increases and higher quality applicant pools.
Critics of athletic spending, on the other hand, argue that money spent on college sports could be spent in other areas of the university.
Gender, race, ACT scores, GPA, lunch status, and extracurricular activities were collected from both ...
The NAEP (2016) report shows that the performance of the country’s highest achievers is increasing in reading while the lowest-achieving students have lower scores than previous reports and are performing worse than ever.
The Mathematics Association of America (MAA) has reported the national average of unsuccessful Calculus 1 students to be 25%.
At the conclusion of the spring 2015 semester at Western Michigan University (WMU), the rate was approximately 40%. In a rapidly changing world, there is widespread agreement that students require new levels of skill in collaborating, communicating, thinking critically, innovating, solving problems and applying what is learnt in new contexts, underpinned by values and dispositions that include a commitment to social inclusion, responsible citizenship and respect for human rights.In 2004 the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) published an Australian Education Review (AER) on Indigenous Education: The Case for Change: A review of contemporary research on Indigenous education outcomes, AER 47 (Mellor & Corrigan, 2004).In the 13 years since its publication, the state of Indigenous education outcomes has remained substantially unaltered.Not only are these students expected to succeed academically, these students must know how to problem solve, work in teams, and be creative.The longstanding issue of how to motivate students is not new.International Journal of Secondary Education (IJSEDU) deals with both education theory and research and their implications for teaching practice.It prefers to publish original studies that contain data about school and classroom processes in elementary or middle schools while occasionally publishing integrative research reviews and in-depth conceptual analyses of schooling.It will explore the development of the assessment program, its connection to the school and ...Abstract The employers in our country are claiming students are graduating high school and college without the soft skills to succeed in this country’s workforce.Using a regression analysis similar to previous research, the purpose of this panel data regression analysis was to examine the relationship between intercollegiate ...While the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community has overcome great obstacles in its fight for equality, the newest challenge has become the poor mental health of the LGBT youth.