The influence of parent education and family income on child achievement: the indirect role of parental expectations and the home environment.

@article{DavisKean2005TheIO,
  title={The influence of parent education and family income on child achievement: the indirect role of parental expectations and the home environment.},
  author={Pamela E Davis-Kean},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={294-304}
}
This study examined the process of how socioeconomic status, specifically parents' education and income, indirectly relates to children's academic achievement through parents' beliefs and behaviors. Data from a national, cross-sectional study of children were used for this study. The subjects were 868 8-12-year-olds, divided approximately equally across gender (436 females, 433 males). This sample was 49% non-Hispanic European American and 47% African American. Using structural equation… CONTINUE READING
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