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ERIC Number: EJ1097547
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Does Participation in Extracurricular Activities Impact Student Achievement?
Abruzzo, Kristen J.; Lenis, Cristina; Romero, Yansi V.; Maser, Kevin J.; Morote, Elsa-Sofia
Journal for Leadership and Instruction, v15 n1 p21-26 Spr 2016
This study was conducted in two high schools located in suburban, Long Island, New York, with a predominantly white population. The respondents in this study consisted of 234, 11th grade students. The data was analyzed using the structural equation model. Findings show that there is a positive correlation between percent of participation in organizations and academic self-concept. There is a positive correlation between self-concept and academic self-concept, as well as a correlation between self-concept and percent of participation in sports. An inverse correlation was found between the percent of participation in an organization and self-concept.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 11; Secondary Education; High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New York
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