The Impact of Discrimination on Student Success

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dc.contributor.author Sarah J Dugas
dc.contributor.author Victoria Peirces Stout
dc.contributor.author Meredith Marie Ritter
dc.contributor.author Alexis Josephine Sanborn
dc.contributor.author Maryanne P Tompkins
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-24T21:16:49Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-24T21:16:49Z
dc.date.issued 4/9/2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12088/8025
dc.description David F. Putnam Science Center, Room 129: David F. Putnam Science Center, Room 129
dc.description.abstract In our media today, we frequently hear about the controversy surrounding standardized testing and low student performance. We will share our research of various cultural topics not always considered in the conversation regarding student achievement. The topics that we will explore in our presentation are the importance of teaching and learning about historical atrocities such as the Holocaust, the importance in understanding students who are living under the poverty line, and the issues of cultural difference in a classroom, and special education. These topics all relate to discrimination amongst students that may be present in societies classrooms. We will then pursue the steps that have been previously taken to resolve these obstacles through various educational reforms and the history of inclusive education. Bringing our research together within past and current events, our findings suggests serious consideration be given to the cultural factors that impact learning environments and student achievements. (149 words)
dc.description.sponsorship Tanya Sturtz
dc.description.sponsorship Darrell Hucks
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher Keene State College
dc.subject Education
dc.title The Impact of Discrimination on Student Success
dc.type Presentation

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