and co-developer Sarah McCann said, speaking for the group of student developing team, "We're hoping that this app will help the school not only be a safer place, but bully free."
"Our research is on xenophobia in Russia," said Ammar Keshodia, a DIA twelfth-grader
who will be Chair of the make-believe version of the HRC.
Amanda Blair, who is straight, says she brought another girl to the homecoming dance at Big Piney High School in rural western Wyoming because she wanted to take a stand for her lesbian and gay fellow students.
Nancy Doremus instantly rolled her eyes good-naturedly, recognizing the title as one she'd read for a class in Churchill's International High School, an accelerated global studies program.
Though they did not speak about specific media or texts, twelfth-grader
Nino, eleventh-grader Rain, and tenth-grader Joan believe "the media" portray teenagers and geography in a limited, negative way that does not match their experiences.
This year, we've expanded that program to fifth- through twelfth-graders
, distributing a total of 26,000 Chromebooks since last year.
We run the Michigan History Day[R] (National History Day in Michigan) program statewide, a competition for fourth- through twelfth-graders
that directly connects students to the past.
Only one-quarter of American twelfth-graders
is proficient or better in math.
* According to the latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the nation's twelfth-graders
have not shown improvement in their knowledge of economics since 2006.
First administered in 2006, the NAEP economics assessment measures twelfth-graders
' understanding of a wide range of topics in three main content areas: market economy, national economy, and international economy.
The use of inhalants declined among 8th and 10th graders despite a decline in perceived risk (Twelfth-graders
were not asked about inhalants.) The use of cocaine powder has been falling over the last few years and continued sliding in 2011.
-Half of all twelfth-graders
could not pinpoint glaciation as the catalyst for the formation of the Great Lakes.