ERIC Number: EJ488802
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Family Structure and School Performance in Eighth Grade.
Finn, Jeremy D.; Owings, Maria F.
Journal of Research and Development in Education, v27 n3 p176-87 Spr 1994
Study compared academic performance in eighth graders from natural parent families and single-parent and parent-stepparent families. National Educational Longitudinal Study data indicated the effects of alternative family structures were strong and consistent but reduced or eliminated for single-mother families when controlling for race and socioeconomic status. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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