ERIC Number: EJ484398
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Profile of a Puerto Rican Family's Support for School Achievement.
Hidalgo, Nitza M.
Equity and Choice, v10 n2 p14-22 Win 1994
Profiles a Puerto Rican family who participated in a cross-cultural ethnographic study of family influence on children's school achievement. This low-income, single-parent household reflects broader Puerto Rican cultural values, including the influence of the extended family, in its support for school achievement. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnography, Extended Family, Family Influence, Hispanic Americans, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence, Parent Participation, Profiles, Puerto Ricans, Social Support Groups, Spanish Speaking, Student Motivation, Success
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Note: Theme issue titled "Race-Ethnicity-Family-Community-Student Success."