ERIC Number: EJ619325
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Transition to High School for Academically Promising, Urban, Low-Income African American Youth.
Newman, Barbara M.; Myers, Mary C.; Newman, Philip R.; Lohman, Brenda J.; Smith, Victoria L.
Adolescence, v35 n137 p45-66 Spr 2000
Low income, urban African American students (N=22) identified as academically promising were asked about their perceptions of the transition to ninth grade. Results highlight the salience of mothers, the challenges of the ninth grade curriculum, and adjustment to a bigger, more complex school environment. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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