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Trenton Central High School Students Break Ground on $155 million High School

Last Friday I attended the groundbreaking ceremony for Trenton Central High School, an urban high school located in Trenton, NJ.  I worked in the previous building for about 20 years, and can honestly say that the old structure needed to be replaced as it was overrun by rats, saturated with black mold, and loaded with asbestos.  733 more words

Urban Students

Mastery of Language of Instruction and Its Influence on Student Academic Performance: Evidence from Secondary Schools in Tanzania

Paschal Banga Nade


This study focused at determining the relationship between the language of instruction which is English in this case and the student overall subject performance in secondary schools in Tanzania. 4,624 more words

Research Paper

Delayed High School Start Times

By Ben Miller

High school students around the country typically wake up before six in the morning to prepare for classes that begin before eight. Many high schools have been running according to this schedule for centuries. 626 more words


The Advantages and Disadvantages of Working on Your PhD Part Time

A lot of people consider about going back to school to get a PhD, however, there are a number of things to think about before heading back to the classroom. 1,626 more words

Doctoral Student

Pros and Cons of ADHD Medication: A Refutation

A conflicting argument that has continued to arise is whether or not prescription drugs are actually beneficial to a person who uses them. According to an article called, … 392 more words



1.1       Background to the Study

The sustainability of schools relies in part on the availability and utilization of funds available to support recurrent costs for systems upkeep at the school level. 2,591 more words


Influence of Parental Involvement and Peer Group on the Academic Performance of Students: Case Study of Some Selected Schools in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State

1.1      Background to the Study

           There have been several studies done within and outside Nigeria on the effects of parenting involvement as well as the socio-economic status of parents on the academic achievement of students.  1,863 more words