High school students feel disengaged in the classroom

Adam Allington Jun 27, 2017
HTML EMBED:
COPY

High school students feel disengaged in the classroom

Adam Allington Jun 27, 2017
HTML EMBED:
COPY

Most of us who went to school in this country grew up with a “comprehensive high school” — that is, a school that seeks to educate large numbers of students under a single roof. Now, a new survey by the Fordham Institute shows this approach might be creating students who are less engaged with what they are learning.

Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.

Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.

In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.

Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.