underachievement


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un·der·a·chieve·ment

(ŭn'dĕr-ă-chēv'mĕnt),
Failure to achieve as well as one's abilities would seem to allow.
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Many educators, like Abbette (2007) agreed that underachievement was one of the most serious problems faced by schools, affecting nearly one out of four children.
Because academic underachievement circumscribes individual career alternatives (Gottfredson, 1981) and educational attainment constitutes the bedrock of career choice and self-efficacy, underachieving academically is likely to lower students' career aspirations, limit their career choices, and lead to unsatisfying decision making.
At that time, universities in New Zealand were struggling with the issue of underachievement by Maori and Pacific Island students, and looking at ways to help them succeed at university.
They cover post-industrial pedagogy in America and Britain, black American achievement and underachievement, re-evaluating the "burden of acting white," black British achievement and under achievement, and the writing performance in English of African heritage students in the urban environments of Birmingham (England) and Kingston (Jamaica).
It is unacceptable that there is such widespread underachievement in Britain.
All the underachievement variables have zero values, except for [d.
Reversing Underachievement Among Gifted Black Students, 2nd Edition, Prufrock, 2010.
While as a premise it may sound outrageous, the author notes that there is an undeniable relationship between hip-hop culture and science -- and a way to counter the educational underachievement of urban youth.
Inter president Massimo Moratti fired Roberto Mancini after he landed three consecutive Serie A titles and cited underachievement in Europe as the reason.
As the continent continues to struggle from economic underachievement and a seemingly never-ending cycle of political strife, plans of integration have long garnered verbal support but have always failed to materialize.
The federal government expects all students to succeed academically; thus, underachievement may constitute a serious detriment to the full realization of the legislation.