Friends influence middle schoolers' attitudes toward peers of different ethnicities, races

Studies have shown that for young people, simply being around peers from different ethnic and racial backgrounds may not be enough to improve attitudes toward other groups. Instead, children and adolescents also need to value spending time and forming relationships with peers from diverse groups. A new study examined how friends in middle school affect each other’s attitudes about interacting with peers of different ethnicities and races, finding that they significantly influence each other’s racial and ethnic views.
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'Undermatched' students less likely to graduate on time compared to peers

A new study finds that undermatching — when high-performing students, often from economically-disadvantaged households, attend less competitive colleges than their qualifications permit — correlates to another higher education dilemma: delayed graduation. The study shows that students who undermatch are less likely to graduate college within four or six years compared to peers who do not undermatch.
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Brexit: Liam Fox accuses peers of 'thwarting will of people'

  1. Brexit: Liam Fox accuses peers of ‘thwarting will of people’  BBC News
  2. UK government defeated as Lords back powers to block or change EU exit deal  Reuters
  3. The House of Lords Just Made a ‘No Deal’ Brexit Less Likely  Bloomberg
  4. European Union | The Irish Times  The Irish Times
  5. Lords branded ‘cosy cabal of Remain’ as peers BLOCK No Deal Brexit and wreck EU exit  Express.co.uk
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Baltimore students meet with suburban Maryland, Parkland peers ahead of March for Our Lives rally in DC

  1. Baltimore students meet with suburban Maryland, Parkland peers ahead of March for Our Lives rally in DC  Baltimore Sun
  2. Students push back on clear plastic backpack rule at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High  Washington Post
  3. Parkland, Florida shooting survivor to meet with LI school officials  Newsday
  4. Deputy suspended, accused of sleeping on duty at Stoneman Douglas  WPLG Local 10
  5. Two gun-control bills introduced in Congress  Sun Sentinel
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