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WSU collaborates on grant to ease Spokane dropout rate

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

LeBeau-80PULLMAN, Wash. – In a Jenny LeBeau utopia, there’d be no such thing as a student dropping out of school. With the help of a $400,000 grant, LeBeau and a research team from Gonzaga University are setting about to make this a reality, starting with Spokane Public Schools. » More …

WSU study shows best factors predicting success

 

 


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PULLMAN – A recent study of the academic performance of nearly 6,000 WSU students who enrolled as freshmen here in the fall of 2002 or 2003, found that men and women participating in varsity athletics are more than twice as likely as similar non- athletes to graduate within either five or six years of their initial enrollment.

 

Similarly, the study concluded that – all other influences being equal – … » More …