School engagement predicts success later in life

Children's interest and engagement in school influences their prospects of educational and occupational success 20 years later, over and above their academic attainment and socioeconomic background, researchers have found.

Home, preschool and school coordination boosts achievement

Children whose minds are stimulated in several early childhood settings—home, preschool, and school—have higher achievement in elementary school. What matters is not whether children's learning is supported at home, or ...

Providing Access to the Web is Not Enough

(PhysOrg.com) -- Even among college freshmen and digital natives -- those young adults who grew up with the Internet -- higher-level Internet skills and more sophisticated Internet usage still strongly correspond to socioeconomic ...

Immigrant Blacks More Likely to Attend Elite Colleges

A larger proportion of immigrant black high school graduates attend selective colleges and universities than both native black and white students in America, according to a study by sociologists at Johns Hopkins University ...

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