ERIC Number: EJ435247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Cognitive Attainment among Firstborn Children of Adolescent Mothers.
Moore, Kristin A,; Snyder, Nancy O.
American Sociological Review, v56 n5 p612-24 Oct 1991
Using National Longitudinal Study of Youth and school enrollment data, this study examines effects of early childbearing and mothers' school progress on cognitive test scores of young children (626 Whites, 376 African Americans, and 240 Hispanic Americans). Cognitive achievement of mothers was a good predictor of children's cognitive achievement. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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