Educational aspiration-expectation discrepancies: relation to socioeconomic and academic risk-related factors.

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This study examines whether disconnection between educational aspirations and expectations is associated with socioeconomic status, academic performance, academic risk-related behaviors and related psychosocial factors in an ethnically and economically diverse sample of early adolescents from a public middle school (N = 761). Results suggest that students… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2010.10.002

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@article{Boxer2011EducationalAD, title={Educational aspiration-expectation discrepancies: relation to socioeconomic and academic risk-related factors.}, author={Paul Boxer and Sara E. Goldstein and Tahlia DeLorenzo and Sarah C Savoy and Ignacio Mercado}, journal={Journal of adolescence}, year={2011}, volume={34 4}, pages={609-17} }