The start of high school doesn’ t have to be stressful
36.[E]In addition, studies find the first year of high school typically shows one of the greatest increases in depression of any year over the lifespan.
37.[G]In one recent study, we examined 360 adolescents beliefs about the nature of“ smartness"- that is, their fixed mindsets about intelligence.
38.[J]These findings lead to several possibilities that we are investigating further.
39.[C]In the new global economy, students who fail to finish the ninth grade with passing grades in college preparatory coursework are very unlikely to graduate on time and go on to get jobs.
40.[H]We also investigated the social side of the high school transition.
41.[E]In addition, studies find the first year of high school typically shows one of the greatest increases in depression of any year over the lifespan.
42.[D]The consequences of: doing poorly in the ninth grade can impact more than students’ability to find a good job.
43.[A]This month, more than 4 million students across the nation will begin high school.
44.[l]Experiment results showed that students who were not taught that people can change showed poor stress respons-es
45.[F]Given. all that’s riding on having a successful ninth grade experience, it pays to explore what can be done to meet the academic, social and emotional challenges of the transition to high school.