December 15, 2017
Cooperative Learning Environments
December 15, 2017


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The relationship between race and students? grades How does the relationship between race and students affect grades? Do interracial relationships and acculturation determine the students? grades? ? The need to have an understanding of the racial characteristics among the schools.
? Need to determine whether discrimination, racial phenotype, and acculturation affect student grades (Orozco & Lopez, 2015).
? A need to establish whether stress emanating from racial discrimination affects faculty productivity (Eagan Jr. & Garvey, 2015).
? A need to uncover unique interracial relationships and foster an understanding to find out how it affects students? grades (Kim, Park, & Koo, 2015).
? Evaluating the misinformation regarding students of color; there is consistent underperformance when students of color are compared to White students (Lapayese, Aldana, & Lara, 2014).
? Unraveling the effect of ethnicity, perceptions of gender, race, and class disparities in educational aftermaths among the students of color (B?cares & Priest, 2015) ? The need to ascertain whether challenges accrued from racial relationships among students affect their educational goals and objectives including the faculty grading.
? What racial characteristics do affect the students? grades; comparison of differences in races towards grade attainment. ? Finding out if the relationship existing between races affect the students? grades in varied educational institutions.
? Fostering the understanding of the impact of race on students? grades.
? Augmenting the relationships among the different races to bolster the students? grades.
? Fostering policy formulation to positively impact the students? grades among different races.
? To track the progression of education among different races in the US (Kena et al. 2016).
? Finding out the influence of race, ethnicity, gender, class, and color on the students? grades.

Citation: B?cares L, Priest N (2015) Understanding the Influence of Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Class on Inequalities in Academic and Non-Academic Outcomes among Eighth-Grade Students: Findings from an Intersectionality Approach. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0141363. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141363
Eagan Jr., M. K., & Garvey, J. C. (2015). Stressing Out: Connecting Race, Gender, and Stress with Faculty Productivity. Journal Of Higher Education, 86(6), 923-954.
Kena, G., Hussar W., McFarland J., de Brey C., Musu-Gillette, L., Wang, X., Zhang, J., Rathbun, A., WilkinsonFlicker, S., Diliberti M., Barmer, A., Bullock Mann, F., and Dunlop Velez, E. (2016). The Condition of Education 2016 (NCES 2016-144). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC. Retrieved [date] from
Kim, Y., Park, J., & Koo, K. (2015). Testing Self-Segregation: Multiple-Group Structural Modeling of College Students’ Interracial Friendship by Race. Research In Higher Education, 56(1), 57-77. doi:10.1007/s11162-014-9337-8
Lapayese, Y.V., Aldana, U.A., & Lara, E. (2014). A Racio-economic Analysis of Teach for America: Counterstories of TFA Teachers of Color.
Orozco, R., & L?pez, F. (2015). Impacts of Arizona?s SB 1070 on Mexican American students? stress, school attachment, and grades. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 23(42).