ERIC Number: EJ537231
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Family Type and Children's Growth in Reading and Math Over the Primary Grades.
Entwisle, Doris R.; Alexander, Karl L.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v58 n2 p341-55 May 1996
Examined children's performance in the first two years of school so as to determine effects of parent configuration on reading and math scores. Found that children whose families had more economic resources and whose parents had higher expectations for their school performance consistently outperformed other children in reading and math. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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