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ERIC Number: EJ1131746
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1061-1932
The Effect of Parents' Education on Children's Studies at School and Social Activities
Fengliang, Li; Longlong, Hou; Dongmao, Wen
Chinese Education & Society, v48 n2 p143-156 2015
This paper uses survey data of college graduates throughout China conducted in 2003 by a Peking University research group and investigates the impact of parents' educational background on the studies and social activities of their children in college. The empirical results show that parents' educational background are positively associated with their children's chances of passing standard English exams and serving as student cadres in college. This study suggests that parents with higher level of education are more capable of cultivating of their children with better personalities and psychological qualities. The educational outcomes of college students are a joint products of the families and schools. [This article was translated by Jeff Keller.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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