Interesting — I’d say that language ability and/or race-culture-gender can have impact on how assertively a student seeks help. So if this is learned behavior, then more assertive behaviors can be coached. A parallel study to see what patterns exist in parents might also help with constructive parent engagement.
Middle-Class Students Ask For More Help Than Working-Class Peers, Create Own Advantages
Disparities in success among students from varying socioeconomic backgrounds and communities have long been attributed to the resources available to them from schools and their families. But a new report suggests that while home and institution are factors, inequalities in education also reflect dif…