The Academic Resilience of Mexican American High School Students

  title={The Academic Resilience of Mexican American High School Students},
  author={R. Gonzalez and A. M. Padilla},
  journal={Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences},
  pages={301 - 317}
  • R. Gonzalez, A. M. Padilla
  • Published 1997
  • Psychology
  • Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences
  • This study sought to identify factors that contribute to the academic resilience and achievement among Mexican American high school students. High-and low-achieving students were selectedfrom a database that included 2,169 Mexican American students in three California high schools. Resilient students (N = 133) reported receiving mostly A grades in high school, whereas nonresilient students (N = 81) reported mostly grades of D or below. Variables were formedfrom items on a questionnaire that all… CONTINUE READING
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