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Teacher-Child Relationship and Behavior Problem Trajectories in Elementary School
The present study examined associations between the quality of teacher-child relationships and behavior problems among elementary school students using data from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care…
Family Involvement in School and Low-Income Children's Literacy: Longitudinal Associations between and within Families.
Longitudinal data from kindergarten to 5th grade on both family involvement in school and children's literacy performance were examined for an ethnically diverse, low-income sample (N = 281). Within…
The developmental implications of restrictive and supportive parenting across neighborhoods and ethnicities: Exceptions are the rule
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Reducing Student Absenteeism in the Early Grades by Targeting Parental Beliefs
This study presents the first experimental evidence on how to improve student attendance in grades K-5 at scale, and has implications for increasing parental involvement in education.
Making It Work: Low-Income Working Mothers’ Involvement in Their Children’s Education
This article explores the complex relation between employment and family involvement in children’s elementary education for low-income women. Mixed-method analyses showed work as both an obstacle to…
COGNITIVE SELF-REGULATION IN YOUTH WITH AND WITHOUT LEARNING DISABILITIES: ACADEMIC SELF-EFFICACY, THEORIES OF INTELLIGENCE, LEARNING VS. PERFORMANCE GOAL PREFERENCES, AND EFFORT ATTRIBUTIONS
This study examined whether youth with learning disabilities reported more maladaptive cognitive self-regulatory characteristics known to influence learning motivation and performance. Specifically,…
V. CONTEMPORARY ADVANCES AND CLASSIC ADVICE FOR ANALYZING MEDIATING AND MODERATING VARIABLES
Quality Child Care Supports the Achievement of Low-Income Children: Direct and Indirect Pathways Through Caregiving and the Home Environment.
Change in family income-to-needs matters more for children with less.
When children from poor families experienced increases in income-to-needs that were at least 1 SD above the mean change for poor families, they displayed outcomes similar to their nonpoor peers, and the practical importance and policy implications are discussed.
A New Model for Student Support in High-Poverty Urban Elementary Schools
Efforts to support children in schools require addressing not only academic issues, but also out-of-school factors that can affect students’ ability to succeed. This study examined academic…