Family type and children's growth in reading and math over the primary grades

@inproceedings{Entwisle1996FamilyTA,
  title={Family type and children's growth in reading and math over the primary grades},
  author={Doris R. Entwisle and Karl L. Alexander},
  year={1996}
}
In a random sample of Baltimore school children over the first 2 years of school, there are no direct effects of parent configuration on marks or test score gains in reading and math with one exception: African American children in singlemother families where other adults are present got higher marks in reading at the beginning of Ist grade than did their counterparts in motheronly or mother-father families. Irrespective of family type, however, children whose families had more economic… CONTINUE READING

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