ERIC Number: ED328171
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
21st Annual Survey of High Achievers: Attitudes and Opinions from the Nation's High Achieving Teens.
Who's Who among American High School Students, Lake Forest, IL.
This survey was conducted by Who's Who Among American High School Students during the spring of 1990, to determine the attitudes of student leaders in U.S. high schools. A survey of high achievers sent to 5,000 students was completed and returned by approximately 2,000 students. All students were members of the junior or senior class during the 1989-90 academic year. The survey collected data concerning demographics, education/high school curriculum, student athletes, drug/alcohol testing, employment/allowances, college/career plans, environment, current events/issues of concern to student/heroes, suicide friendship/marriage, sex-related issues, diet/healthy eating, and drugs/alcohol/tobacco. Questions were tabulated by total response, sex, race, type of school attended, and type of community. (JDD)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Academically Gifted, Athletics, Career Choice, Current Events, Curriculum, Demography, Drinking, Drug Use, Drug Use Testing, Eating Habits, Educational Practices, Employment, Environment, Friendship, High Achievement, High School Students, High Schools, Marriage, Racial Differences, Sex Differences, Sexuality, Smoking, Social Problems, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Leadership, Suicide, Tobacco
Educational Communications, Inc., 721 N. McKinley Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. Forest, IL 60045.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Who's Who among American High School Students, Lake Forest, IL.