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Do Schools Challenge Our Students?

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For the Center for American Progress.

“When it comes to rigor, the evidence is beyond question. Study after study shows that students perform better academically when they are challenged in the classroom. Students are more eager to learn when their schoolwork pushes them to think deeply about a skill or area of expertise. What’s more, students post stronger achievement gains when they are given schoolwork with higher levels of challenge and complexity.”

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