ERIC Number: EJ591940
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Academic Achievement of Rural School Students: A Multi-Year Comparison with Their Peers in Suburban and Urban Schools.
Fan, Xitao; Chen, Michael J.
Journal of Research in Rural Education, v15 n1 p31-46 Spr 1999
Achievement in reading, math, science, and social studies was examined among rural, suburban, and urban school students using data from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988. Controlling for socioeconomic status and using nationally representative samples of 8th, 10th, and 12th graders, rural student achievement equalled or exceeded that of their peers in metropolitan schools. Contains 84 references. (Author/TD)
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