Truancy is a huge problem. Most children start skipping school in middle school or in their ninth grade year in high school. Once a kid establishes this pattern of behavior it is difficult for he or she to return to… Read More ›
American students are more ethnically, linguistically, economically and intellectually diverse than generations past. It is our goal in this series to explore different profiles of American students and delve into issues that challenge them to achieve academic success.
Learning disabilities are brain-based disorders, most students are not diagnosed with a learning disability until later in life. Until those undiagnosed children are eligible for special education services, they must learn to developing cope strategies to deal with their disability…. Read More ›
About 57 percent of U.S.- born adolescents in our public schools are English Language Learners (ELL). What is interesting about this population of students is that a majority of them are second-or-third generation Americans (Batalova, Fix, & Murray, 2007). Most… Read More ›
Student behavior is always an explosive conversation with teachers and parents. Each of these respective groups has fixed opinions on this issue. Educators believe that parents need to do a better job teaching students how to respect adults in a… Read More ›