The students focused on in this piece are those considered average-achievers. Those afforded less opportunities like extra-curricular activities for enrichment and future success than others. This could be due to a lack of guidance, economic troubles, social problems, or simple lack of motivation. Data includes multiple articles describing how educational ability is influenced in different ways. This information is provided only with the goal to inform.
Basham, Cameron, ""The Forgotten Middle": Discussing the Average Achievement of Students" (2019). Spring Presentation of Undergraduate Research. 2.