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The Effects of Jobs on School Grades
How life outside of a school affects student performance in school
Statistics from San Jose State University indicate that the number of its students who are part-time employees has increased from 30 percent in the fall of to 33 percent in the spring of Student employment has various benefits, such as the acquisition of time-management skills and the development of self-confidence and independence. Students can work full time or part time, which affects their school grades in various ways. Students who work full time often perform poorly in their academic work, according to ASCD, an association that provides expert solutions to educational leadership. They develop low aspirations for their academic targets and are less concerned about advancing their careers. Such students usually work for more than 20 hours per week, which interferes with their ability to concentrate on their schoolwork.
The Benefits and Risks of Adolescent Employment
Getting an on-campus job is one of the first steps students should take when they start college. It's a great way to make some extra money, build your resume — and even get better grades. The National Center for Education Statistics , the Journal of College Student Retention and the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice have all published research that suggests that students can benefit from working part-time.
A study involving secondary school students has revealed that each hour per day spent watching TV, using the internet or playing computer games at average age Additionally, each hour of daily homework and reading was linked to significantly better grades. Surprisingly, however, the amount of physical activity had no effect on academic performance.