Teacher’s Low Expectations Impact Students of Color

CRYSTAL CHEAH Staff Writer A study published by the Center for American Progress, demonstrated that a teacher’s expectations for students has a tremendous influence on their educational and emotional development, a factor that may be contributing to the persistent achievement gaps in education. In the study the data showed that secondary teachers believed African American were 47 percent less likely

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Google Incorporates Virtual Reality into Education

KYLE ANG Staff Writer On May 28, Google’s official blog first announced its aim to bring virtual field trips to schools. Google plans to incorporate virtual reality into education by using low-cost cardboard goggles compatible with a cellphone and a field trip simulation software called. Expedition, as reported by the New York Times. “The students should be able to get

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WILLPOWER: IMPROPER EDUCATION FOR COLLEGE ATHETES?

WILLIAM RODRIGUEZ Staff Writer Every year there are high school seniors who receive athletic scholarships to attend a certain university. These students are usually given the offer because they have exceeded both academically and athletically, catching the interest of many collegiate teams and universities. Consequently, it is also assumed that the student will fulfill both of these standards at the

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Reforming Nation’s Education System to Improve Standards and Accessibility

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer Other countries’ educational standards are often compared to the U.S.’ educational standards. The U.S. is unlikely to match the educational standards of other countries because every country has different economies, demographics and government types; however, the nation should focus on reforming education by keeping standards consistent while making education more accessible to all students. The Horace

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Immigrants Stand On Border of Education

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer Many students in the United States often overlook the importance of education. However, for some, even becoming a student and attending school have posed a problem. According to the New York Times, dozens of Hispanic children who recently arrived from Central America have been barred from public school classes in Long Island, New York. According to

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Four Lacking Areas in National Education

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer Every seven years, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce evaluates each state on its academic achievement, and achievements by low-income and minority students. It evaluates the state’s return on their investments, truth in advertising about student proficiency, rigor of standards, postsecondary workforce readiness, their 21st century teaching force, flexibility in management and policy and their data quality.

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