The relationship of gender and achievement to future outlook among African American adolescents.

@article{Honora2002TheRO,
  title={The relationship of gender and achievement to future outlook among African American adolescents.},
  author={Detris T Honora},
  journal={Adolescence},
  year={2002},
  volume={37 146},
  pages={301-16}
}
This study examined the connection between future outlook and school achievement among low-income, urban African American adolescents. Eight males and eight females, ranging in age from 14 to 16 years, completed a pen- and-paper questionnaire and two semi-structured interviews assessing the anticipation and expected timing of major life events. Findings suggested gender and achievement differences in adolescents' goals and expectations. Higher achieving girls expressed more future goals and… CONTINUE READING
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