ERIC Number: EJ528806
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Community Factors in Secondary Educational Achievement in Appalachia.
Stallmann, Judith I.; Johnson, Thomas G.
Youth & Society, v27 n4 p469-84 Jun 1996
Studies how the local economic structure, as measured by local job opportunities, affects students' educational achievements, synthesizing studies from Florida, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Appalachian Virginia. A model is proposed to explain how the value placed on education is affected by local opportunity. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Career Choice, Community Characteristics, Demand Occupations, Economic Factors, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Employment Opportunities, Labor Market, Models, Relevance (Education), School Role, Secondary Education, Student Educational Objectives
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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