ERIC Number: EJ473817
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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School Characteristics Related to Student Engagement.
Finn, Jeremy D.; Voelkl, Kristin E.
Journal of Negro Education, v62 n3 p249-68 Sum 1993
Examines aspects of the structural and regulatory environment of schools to identify features associated with higher levels of engagement among at-risk eighth graders. Results from 6,488 at-risk students (about 33% were Hispanic American, 28% were African American, and 39% were white) support the importance of school characteristics in student engagement. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Grade 8, High Risk Students, Hispanic American Students, Hispanic Americans, Institutional Characteristics, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Low Income Groups, Middle School Students, Racial Differences, School Restructuring, Student Motivation, White Students
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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