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ERIC Number: EJ556038
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Friendships, Peer Acceptance, and Group Membership: Relations to Academic Achievement in Middle School.
Wentzel, Kathryn R.; Caldwell, Kathryn
Child Development, v68 n6 p1198-1209 Dec 1997
Two studies examined relationships of the number of reciprocated friendships, peer acceptance, and group membership to academic achievement in two samples of sixth graders. Found that group membership was the most consistent predictor of grades over time. Longitudinal analyses found that peer relationships were related indirectly to classroom achievement, through their relationship with prosocial behavior. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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