Back To Basics: Test Scores Don T Lie

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Peer pressure between teenagers can have a positive or negative effect. In the text,” Back to Basics: Test Scores Don’t Lie,” the author Diane Ravich enforces the harmful side of peer pressure.
Peer pressure is influenced by society, which is a major problem among teenagers. Sometimes to fit into a certain group, teenagers need to hide or lie about their achievement. Diane Ravitch gives us a great example of that when she mentions a girl who “makes straight A’s”, but will never talk about it because “it’s cool to do really badly. If you are interested in school and show it, you are a nerd.”
Drinking, smoking, and staying out are some of the pressures I had struggling thru my life. My first peer pressure at school happened when I was 13 years
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