Uprooting Children: Mobility, Social Capital, and Mexican American Underachievement

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APPENDICES

Appendix A. NELS:88 Variables Considered in the Development of
Composite and Latent Measures of Social Capital

Social Capital Within Families

1. Parents/siblings involved in student's education
student chose school/academic program with parentsF2S12BC
parent talked with student about selecting school coursesF2P49A
parents influence taking scienceF2S18BC
student discussed school activities/experiences with parentF2S99B
parent discussed school activities with studentF2P49B
parent talk with student about things studied in classF2P49C
parent talked with student about student's gradesF2P49D
parent talked with student about applying to school after H.S.F2P49F
sibling influences taking scienceF2S18BE
sibling helps with homeworkF2S26D
parent contacted school re: student's academic performanceF2P44A
parent contacted school re: student's academic programF2P44B
parent contacted school re: student's after-high-school plansF2P44C
parent contacted school re: college prep course selectionF2P44D
parent contacted school re: student's attendanceF2P44E
parent contacted school re: student's behaviorF2P44F
parent knows which courses student is takingF2P46A
parent knows how well student is doing in schoolF2P46B
parent worked on homework projects with teenF2P50B
parent encouraged teen to prepare for SATF2P62A
parent encouraged teen to prepare for ACTF2P62B
parent talked to teen about applying for collegeF2P63
2. Parent/student bond
student does things with mother/fatherF2S33H
student discussed troubling things with parentsF2S99I
parents discussed troubling things with studentF2P49I
parents trust student to do what they expectF2S100A
parent talks with student about student's hobbiesF2P49J

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