Heredity, Environment, and School Achievement

@article{Nichols1968HeredityEA,
  title={Heredity, Environment, and School Achievement},
  author={Robert C. Nichols},
  journal={Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance},
  year={1968},
  volume={1},
  pages={122-129}
}
  • R. Nichols
  • Published 1 July 1968
  • Education
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance
Johnny is brighter than Billy. He seems to learn more easily, he does better in school, and he scores higher on tests of ability and school achievement. A natural response to such an everyday observation is to ask, “What treatment has Johnny hadthat Billy has missed? Perhaps if we give Billy these advantages his behavior will become more like Johnny’s.” This same comparison is frequently made between students in different school systems, differentracial or ethnic groups, different states and… 
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