Academic achievement of homeless and highly mobile children in an urban school district: longitudinal evidence on risk, growth, and resilience.

@article{Obradovi2009AcademicAO,
  title={Academic achievement of homeless and highly mobile children in an urban school district: longitudinal evidence on risk, growth, and resilience.},
  author={Jelena Obradovi{\'c} and Jeffrey D. Long and J. J. Cutuli and Chi-Keung Chan and Elizabeth Hinz and David Heistad and Ann S Masten},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={493-518}
}
Longitudinal growth trajectories of reading and math achievement were studied in four primary school grade cohorts (GCs) of a large urban district to examine academic risk and resilience in homeless and highly mobile (H/HM) students. Initial achievement was assessed when student cohorts were in the second, third, fourth, and fifth grades, and again 12 and 18 months later. Achievement trajectories of H/HM students were compared to low-income but nonmobile students and all other tested students… CONTINUE READING