JOURNALISM STUDENTS DO BETTER


NAA FOUNDATION’S 2008 RESEARCH STUDY SHOWS A POSITIVE LINK BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT 

High school journalism is under fire across the United States as educators face budget cuts and pressure to improve scores on tests that are intended to measure the performances of students and their teachers. However, new research commissioned by the Newspaper Association of America Foundation suggests that if student achievement is the goal, then schools would be well-served if they offer students the opportunity to work on high school newspapers and yearbooks.

Newspaper Association of America Foundation

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