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ERIC Number: EJ1073171
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1940-5847
Students Achievements in English at Jordanian Private and Public Schools and Parents Attitudes Towards Teaching Their Children at Private Ones: A Comparative Study
Al-Natour, Amal; Hijazi, Dima
Contemporary Issues in Education Research, v5 n3 p205-214 2012
This study aimed at comparing private and public schools in terms of students' achievement in English Language and parents' attitudes towards teaching their children in private schools. To achieve the aim of the study the researchers conducted a test to measure students' achievements in English language and they also distributed a questionnaire among the parents of the students in private schools. The sample of the study consisted of 165 students from two public schools and two private schools, and 66 parents. Means, standard deviations and T-test were used to analyze the results. Results showed that there are statistically significant differences in students' achievement in English language between students of private and public schools in favor of private schools, it also shows that there are statistically significant differences at (a = 0.05) in the parents' attitudes towards teaching their children in private schools due to the academic level, gender, and financial level variables.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 6; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Jordan