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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 CareExpand
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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). WithinExpand
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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 toExpand
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The developmental implications of restrictive and supportive parenting across neighborhoods and ethnicities: Exceptions are the rule
The moderating effect of neighborhood crime and income on associations between parenting and child outcomes was estimated longitudinally for African-American (n = 50), European-American (n = 59), andExpand
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Change in family income-to-needs matters more for children with less.
Hierarchical linear modeling was used to model the dynamics of family income-to-needs for participants of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care (N =Expand
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Quality Child Care Supports the Achievement of Low-Income Children: Direct and Indirect Pathways Through Caregiving and the Home Environment.
Existing studies of child care have not been able to determine whether higher quality child care protects children from the effects of poverty, whether poverty and lower quality child care operate asExpand
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Psychological Costs of Growing Up Poor
  • E. Dearing
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1 June 2008
This chapter provides a synopsis of the extensive empirical and theoretical literatures on the psychological development of youth growing up poor. Low family income has statistically and practicallyExpand
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Reducing Student Absenteeism in the Early Grades by Targeting Parental Beliefs
Attendance in kindergarten and elementary school robustly predicts student outcomes. Despite this well-documented association, there is little experimental research on how to reduce absenteeism inExpand
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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 academicExpand
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