Wednesday, September 2, 2009

High School Put-downs Make It Hard For Students To Learn, Study Says

ScienceDaily (Sep. 2, 2009) — High-school put-downs are such a staple of teen culture that many educators don't take them seriously. However, a University of Illinois study suggests that classroom disruptions and psychologically hostile school environments can contribute to a climate in which good students have difficulty learning and students who are behind have trouble catching up.

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