ERIC Number: EJ624199
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Good or Bad? Peer Influences on Latino and European American Adolescents' Pathways through School.
Azmitia, Margarita; Cooper, Catherine R.
Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, v6 n1-2 p45-71 2001
Investigated longitudinally peer influence on students' school performance and future planning. Data on European- and Hispanic-American students' perceptions of peer support and guidance from elementary to junior high school and peers as challenges and resources for youth in a community college academic outreach program illustrated the significance of peers as both resources and challenges during students' academic careers. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: "When Diversity Works: Bridging Families, Peers, Schools, and Communities at CREDE."