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Student Life

In theory, the main focus for schools and students is academics – what they learn in their classes. But in reality, students’ experiences outside of classrooms account for some of their most important learning gains, make key contributions to their academic and professional success, and play important roles in their financial, mental and physical health.

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More About Student Life

Data/Resources: Student Life
Student life is a broad topic that has been well-studied, so there’s a wealth of quality information available about the factors outside the classroom that affect student success
How Should Schools Deal with Students’ Lives Outside of Classrooms?
Tension exists in American education about how much responsibility institutions should have over the lives of their students
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