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ERIC Number: EJ396139
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Against the Odds: A Profile of Academic Achievers from the Urban Underclass.
Pollard, Diane S.
Journal of Negro Education, v58 n3 p297-308 Sum 1989
Describes study to identify alterable factors associated with academic achievement of economically poor Black and Hispanic middle- and high-school students. Compares 361 high- and low-achievers on social-psychological variables. Results suggest specific actions educators can take to encourage achievement. (MW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue with the title "Shaping the Urban Future: People and Places, Problems and Potentials."