Are High Schoolers Lazy?

The following was featured in Educational Connections’ March 2013 newsletter…

Hot Topic: Student Disengagement

According to a recent Gallup poll, between the grades of five and 12 student engagement follows an alarming, steady decline. At the elementary school level eight out of 10 students qualify as engaged. By high school, the statistic is four out of 10.

What causes this troubling trend and what changes could combat it? Watch this video in which Ann Dolin and former Fairfax County School Board member, Stu Gibson, address the problem faced by many schools across the country: student disengagement.

For more information, take a look at this recent post on The Gallup Blog.

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