The role of developmental assets in predicting academic achievement: a longitudinal study.

@article{Scales2006TheRO,
  title={The role of developmental assets in predicting academic achievement: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Peter C. Scales and Peter L. Benson and Eugene C. Roehlkepartain and Arturo Sesma and Manfred Van Dulmen},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={
          691-708
        }
}
A sample of 370 students in the 7th-9th grades in 1998 was followed for 3 years through the 10th-12th grades in order to investigate the relation of "developmental assets"--positive relationships, opportunities, skills, values, and self-perceptions--to academic achievement over time, using actual GPA as the key outcome variable. The greater the number of developmental assets students reported in the 7th-9th grades, the higher their GPA in the 10th-12th grades. Students who stayed stable or… CONTINUE READING
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