ERIC Number: EJ437021
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Social Identity, Peer Relations, and Academic Competence of African-American Adolescents.
Clark, Maxine L.
Education and Urban Society, v24 n1 p41-52 Nov 1991
The types of resilient behaviors that lead to school competence among African-American adolescents are those that build social identity and friends and social support networks. Specific recommendations are given to promote them in the school setting through parent involvement, cultural sensitivity, and small group learning. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Black Youth, Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Friendship, High Risk Students, Interpersonal Competence, Parent Participation, Peer Relationship, Small Group Instruction, Social Support Groups, Student Behavior
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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