ERIC Number: ED368995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Attitudes and Opinions from the Nation's High Achieving Teens. 24th Annual Survey of High Achievers.
Who's Who among American High School Students, Lake Forest, IL.
This survey represents information compiled by the largest national survey of adolescent leaders and high achievers. Of the 5,000 students selected demographically from "Who's Who Among American High School Students," 1,957 responded. All students surveyed had "A" or "B" averages, and 98% planned on attending college. Questions were asked about school life, sexual activity, social issues, study habits, drug and alcohol use, and teen suicide. More specifically, the following areas of interest were examined: (1) demographic profile; (2) lifestyles; (3) education; (4) cheating in school; (5) race relations; (6) homosexuality; (7) school violence; (8) sexual harassment; (9) sexual violence and date rape; (10) sexual behavior; (11) abortion; (12) teenagers and AIDS; (13) alcohol and drugs; (14) peer pressure; (15) suicide; and (16) life priorities. (KM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Beliefs, High Achievement, High School Students, High Schools, National Surveys, Student Attitudes, Tables (Data)
Educational Communications, Inc., 721 N. McKinley Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Who's Who among American High School Students, Lake Forest, IL.