By Sabari Raja and Jason Leiker

MAY 20, 2016 on edScoop

Commentary: Students need real-world role models to talk to them about possible careers while they are learning.

A recent Gallup poll of 1 million students in the U.S. found that only half report feeling engaged in school and one-fifth are actively disengaged. The poll showed engagement levels decline significantly as students get older, bottoming out in 11th grade.

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