Family Decision-Making Style, Peer Group Affiliation and Prior Academic Achievement as Predictors of the Academic Achievement of African American Students
Engerman, Kimarie, Bailey, Ura Jean Oyemade, The Journal of Negro Education
This study examined family decision-making style, peer group affiliation, and prior academic achievement as predictors of academic achievement of African American students. The sample for this study was 16,489 students who participated in both the first follow-up (10th grade) and second follow-up (12th grade) student questionnaire of the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88). However, findings were only discussed for the 1,628 African American participants. Logistic regression models were constructed. Findings indicated that prior academic performance and socioeconomic status (SES) predicted academic achievement. The study includes a discussion of the relevance of the …
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Publication information: Article title: Family Decision-Making Style, Peer Group Affiliation and Prior Academic Achievement as Predictors of the Academic Achievement of African American Students. Contributors: Engerman, Kimarie - Author, Bailey, Ura Jean Oyemade - Author. Journal title: The Journal of Negro Education. Volume: 75. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2006. Page number: 443+. © Howard University Summer 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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