Tagged: High School

MA Drop Out Rates

The Massachusetts Graduation and Dropout Prevention and Recovery Commission met last week and determined that there is cause for the commission to recommend upping the mandatory school attendance age from 16 to 18.  Boston University School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman extensively studied high school truancy and is available to for comment on this, and […]

Teenagers admit to cheating on tests via their cellphones

According to a recent study, highschoolers are using their cellphones in classrooms as cheating devices by text-messaging one another answers to test questions.  Only about half of those polled think that cheating in this way should be considered a “serious offense.”  Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Teaching in BU’s School of Education Scott Seider can […]