Should high-school students complete research projects?

04/5/2013 | Washington Post, The

High-school students can benefit from completing research projects before graduation, writes education blogger Jay Mathews. However, in his conversations with students and teachers from Poolesville High School in Montgomery County, Md., he writes that he has discovered potential downsides, such as added stress, the need to regularly revise the projects and the need for teachers to spend time outside of class helping students with them.

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