When students believe schools are unfair places, their loss of trust can lead to a lack of engagement that affects them for years, researchers say.Source:
Evie Blad, Education Week, February 14, 2017
Categories: School Culture/Climate, Core Values, Educational EquityDescription:
Students who perceive a lack of justice or disparate treatment for certain racial groups may respond with defiant behavior. And discipline for that behavior may cause them to become further disengaged from school, fostering a spiral of defiance that may lead to poor outcomes, such as less likelihood of college enrollment, researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and Yale and Stanford universities write in a paper published last week.Read the full article here!