ERIC Number: EJ617313
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Educational Aspirations of African American Eighth Graders.
Race, Gender & Class in Education, v7 n3 p58-80 2000
Used cross-sectional data from the 1988 National Education Longitudinal Study to explore the factors affecting the educational aspirations of African American eighth graders. Results, based on a sample of 3,009 students, indicate a combination of family, community, and school characteristics has a direct effect on aspiration. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Black Students, Community Influence, Family Influence, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, National Surveys, School Role
Department of Social Science, Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126. Tel: 504-286-5232; Fax: 504-280-6302; Web site: www.suno.edu/sunorgc.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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