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High-school put-downs are such a staple of teen culture that many educators don't take them seriously.
More challenging middle-school math classes and increased access to advanced courses in predominantly black urban high schools may be the key to closing the racial academic achievement gap, according to a University of Illinois study.
It turns out that being voted â€œMost likely to succeedâ€ in high school might actually be a good predictor of oneâ€™s financial and educational success later in life.
A new University of Illinois study reports that the mother's education is the most important factor, followed by her employment in jobs that offer either standard daytime hours or some flexibility.
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