ERIC Number: EJ576502
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Peer Relations and School Adjustment in Ungraded Primary Children.
Diehl, Daniel S.; Lemerise, Elizabeth A.; Caverly, Sarah L.; Roberts, Julia; Ramsay, Shula
Journal of Educational Psychology, v90 n3 p506-15 Sep 1998
The contributions of peer acceptance, friendship, social status, and age relative to mixed-age classmates to children's' attitudes toward school and to achievement in ungraded primary school were studied with 323 ungraded elementary school students. Attitudes toward school were positively related to achievement scores. Predictive variables are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Research supported in part by grants from the H. F. Guggenheim Foundation, the Faculty Research Award Program of Western Kentucky University, and Jacob K. Javits Grant R206A00229-92. Portions of the research were presented at the Annual Meetings of the Kentucky Academy of Science (Frankfort, KY, 1996) and the Society for Research in Child Development (Washington, DC, 1997).