SEL Fact of the Week, 10/17

91% of students say that “Getting good grades is important to me.” These students are…

  • 15 times more likely to say they put forth their best effort in school
  • 13 times more likely to think it is important to set high goals
  • 12 times more likely to believe they work hard to reach their goals
  • 11 times more likely to say they push themselves to do better academically
  • 8 times more likely to say they are excited about their futures
  • 7 times more likely to indicate they enjoy learning new things
  • 7 times more likely to feel they learn new things that are interesting to them at school

…than students who do not agree that grades are important to them.

My Voice student survey incorporates data from more than one million students and student focus groups, as well as field observations and interviews spanning three decades and several countries. – Russell Quaglia/Michael Corso

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