Relations between early family risk, children's behavioral regulation, and academic achievement.

  title={Relations between early family risk, children's behavioral regulation, and academic achievement.},
  author={Michaella Sektnan and M. Michelle McClelland and Alan C. Acock and Frederick J. Morrison},
  journal={Early childhood research quarterly},
  volume={25 4},
This study examined relations among early family risk, children's behavioral regulation at 54 months and kindergarten, and academic achievement in first grade using data on 1,298 children from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development. Family risk was indexed by ethnic minority status, low maternal education, low average family income from 1 - 54 months, and high maternal depressive symptoms from 1 - 54 months. Results… CONTINUE READING


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