When Schools Divide ....
“Students learn from each other. Being surrounded by highly capable classmates improves the learning environment and promotes good educational outcomes of all kinds, including timely graduation.” With respect to expectations, Bowen and company suggest: “The high overall graduation rates at the most selective public universities unquestionably create a climate in which graduating, and graduating with one’s class, are compelling norms. Students feel pressure to keep pace with their classmates.”
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