ERIC Number: EJ679900
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Linking Extracurricular Programming to Academic Achievement: Who Benefits and Why?
Broh, Beckett A.
Sociology of Education, v75 n1 p69-95 Jan 2002
Analyzes National Educational Longitudinal Study 1988 data to test the effect of participation in extracurricular activities on high school achievement. Shows that participation in some activities improves achievement, while participation in others diminishes achievement. Concludes participation in interscholastic sports promote student development and social ties among students, parents, and schools. (CAJ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: National Education Longitudinal Study 1988
Note: Sociology of Education is a refereed journal.