Correlation between dating frequency academic success would indicate
This further justifies the need for government and partners to continue their support to the sector.
This is indicative of the incessant drops in the passing marks of 9th and 12th graders in the regional exams, administered by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) Liberia office [5, 6].
In an apparent response, the Liberian Ministry of Education has set out a number of priorities in this direction; the most paramount among them relates to dealing with underperformance of students by endeavouring to enhance students learning outcomes .
However, there is no proven tested model that guarantees that the implementation of the priorities would fully yield the much anticipated improved learning outcomes as they are not empirically driven.
Cognizant of this, Zimmerman  stresses that there is a growing pedagogical need to comprehend how students develop the capability and motivation to regulate their own learning.
Zimmerman believes that when students monitor their responding and attribute outcomes to their strategies, their learning becomes self-regulated, and they exhibit increased self-efficacy, greater intrinsic motivation, and higher academic achievement.  noted that motivation plays an important role in learning because it greatly explains academic performance.
At junior high level, a total of 30,824 students made a successful pass out of the 49,771 that sat for the exams .