ERIC Number: EJ537007
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
The Influence of Family Background on the Educational Attainment of Latinos.
Padilla, Yolanda C.
New England Journal of Public Policy, v11 n2 p25-48 Spr-Sum 1996
Examines the family background and late childhood factors that influence the educational attainment of young Latino men. Findings from 419 Latino adolescents include the observation that family background and resources, namely father's income and education, number of siblings, educational resources in the home, and national origin, have a strong effect on the total years of schooling completed. (GR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue topic: "Latinos in a Changing Society Part II."