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Parent academic involvement as related to school behavior, achievement, and aspirations: demographic variations across adolescence.
There were variations across parental education levels and ethnicity: Among the higher parental education group, parent academic involvement was related to fewer behavioral problems, which were related to achievement and then aspirations, and among the lower parental education groups, parent Academic involvement wasrelated to aspirations but not to behavior or achievement.
It's Not “a Black Thing”: Understanding the Burden of Acting White and Other Dilemmas of High Achievement
For two decades the acting white hypothesis—the premise that black students are driven toward low school performance because of racialized peer pressure—has served as an explanation for the
Trajectories of internalizing, externalizing, and grades for children who have and have not experienced their parents' divorce or separation.
This study examined whether the occurrence and timing of parental separation or divorce was related to trajectories of academic grades and mother- and teacher-reported internalizing and externalizing problems, and suggested that early parental divorce/separation is more negatively related to trajectoryories ofinternalizing and Externalizing problems than is later divorce/ separation.
Divorce and Child Behavior Problems: Applying Latent Change Score Models to Life Event Data
Girls' externalizing behavior problem trajectories were not affected by experiencing their parents' divorce, regardless of the timing of the divorce, and boys who were in elementary school when their parents divorced showed an increase in Externalizing behavior problems in the year of the divorced, which persisted in the years following the divorce.
Increasing Opportunity To Learn via Access to Rigorous Courses and Programs: One Strategy for Closing the Achievement Gap for At-Risk and Ethnic Minority Students.
This report analyzes the under-representation of North Carolina's black, Hispanic American, and Native American students in honors courses, advanced placement (AP) courses, and academically and
A Longitudinal Examination of the Associations between Fathers' and Children's Attributions and Negative Interactions
The present investigation examined the concurrent and longitudinal relations between attributions and negative behavioral interactions in the context of the father-child dyad. Participants were 177
The working poor: Locked out of careers and the organizational mainstream?
Executive Overview Employers have an important stake in the welfare-to-work reform efforts sweeping the country, since most involve mandated work and labor market preparation. Executives and managers