Maternal education and children's academic achievement during middle childhood.

  title={Maternal education and children's academic achievement during middle childhood.},
  author={Katherine A. Magnuson},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={43 6},
Despite much evidence that links mothers' educational attainment to children's academic outcomes, studies have not established whether increases in mothers' education will improve their children's academic achievement. Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth on children between the ages of 6 and 12, this study examined whether increases in mothers' educational attainment are associated with changes in children's academic achievement and the quality of their home environments… CONTINUE READING
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