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ERIC Number: EJ391257
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Growing Up in Poor Neighborhoods: How Much Does It Matter?
Mayer, Susan E.; Jencks, Christopher
Science, v243 n4897 p1441-45 Mar 17 1989
Reviews research on how much the life chances of children are affected by the socioeconomic and racial mix of their schools and neighborhoods. Reports that the effect on students' chances of attending college or on White students' academic achievement is small. Black teenage pregnancy rates increase in poor neighborhoods. (Author/RT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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