“Much of the literature that focuses on racial disparities in disciplinary rates recites statistics showing that black and Hispanic students are 3—4 times more likely to be suspended than white and Asian students,” he explains. “But the same literature often leaves out data showing that black and Hispanic students are far more likely than white and Asian students to commit the types of offenses resulting in suspension.” … [Read more...] about Obama Supporters Rush to Save His ‘Dangerous’ School Leniency Policy for Minority Students
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But none of those facts mean Pottsville still can’t have a bright future, says, Savas Logothetides, even if it looks different from Chester’s posh exurban existence. Logothetides owns Wheel, a downtown restaurant that specializes in grilled cheese sandwiches and craft beer, and he’s something of an exception in the town. He left Pottsville to get a bachelor’s degree at the University of Pittsburgh and then came back home. … [Read more...] about Two counties tell the tale of a growing education gap
Credit cards, particularly for college students, can allow students to buy school supplies, pay for tuition, and set up an early history of credit [i] They can also entrap students in debt, representing a higher risk of being overwhelmed by debt.[ii] Having a credit card as a student can be a life-altering choice as there are legitimate reasons a student may need a credit card.[iii] In 2008, 56% of undergraduates held credit cards at the age of 18 and 91% of students had at least one credit card by their final year of college; by graduation, 56% of students carry four or more cards.[iv] From 2004 to 2008, the average college student card debt went up from $2,169 to $3,173.[v] While making a choice about having a credit card as a student can be difficult, credit card marketing can push students to obtaining credit cards for the wrong reasons. Marketing strategies such as on-campus marketing, rewards, college affinity cards and college logos on credit cards have been effective ploys to … [Read more...] about Credit Card Marketing Geared Towards Students and the Policies to Address the Dilemma: Can More Be Done?
Nationally, girls also beat boys in average composite score last year, but by a smaller margin. However, those scores were for graduating seniors in the national high school class of 2017, so comparing them to Nebraska’s junior-year scores isn’t apples to apples. In some states, only college-bound students take the exam, which further cautions against such comparisons. … [Read more...] about Nebraska girls outscore boys overall in first year of statewide ACT exam
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