ERIC Number: EJ606016
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Black High School Students' Participation in School-Sponsored Sports Activities: Effects on School Engagement and Achievement.
Jordan, Will J.
Journal of Negro Education, v68 n1 p54-71 Win 1999
Examined the effects of sports participation on African American high school students' school engagement, academic achievement, and self-evaluation. Data from the National Educational Longitudinal Study of 1998 indicated that sports participation improved African American students' school engagement and academic self-confidence. There was a positive relationship between sports participation and academic achievement. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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