ERIC Number: EJ443944
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Extra-School Factors in Achievement, Attainment, and Aspiration among Junior and Senior High School-Age African American Youth.
Johnson, Sylvia T.
Journal of Negro Education, v61 n1 p99-119 Win 1992
Examines individual, family, and community factors identified in the literature as affecting achievement, attainment, and aspiration among African-American youth in junior and senior high school. In considering the complex interactions between achievement and attainment, it is necessary to review ways that achievement is measured and the achievement context. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Aspiration, Black Achievement, Black Students, Black Youth, Community Influence, Family Characteristics, Individual Characteristics, Literature Reviews, Measurement Techniques, Personality Traits, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Social Influences, Student Educational Objectives
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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