How MAP Growth helps students
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Kids are naturally ambitious. They apply themselves with energy and enthusiasm to the challenges that catch their interest—whether it’s learning a musical instrument or mastering a video game—and their determination is often inspiring. One of the most gratifying rewards of being a school leader, teacher, or parent is seeing children apply themselves in this way to their education and taste the fruits of success.

Unfortunately, US students often lose their enthusiasm for school as the years go on. According to a 2017 Gallup poll, the percentage of students who said they felt engaged and interested in their schooling was 74% among fifth-graders, but only 32% among eleventh-graders graders.

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