ERIC Number: EJ628508
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Rurality, Institutional Disadvantage, and Achievement/Attainment.
Roscigno, Vincent J.; Crowley, Martha L.
Rural Sociology, v66 n2 p268-93 Jun 2001
Analysis of data from the National Education Longitudinal Study supported the thesis that rural adolescents' disadvantages with regard to certain family and school resources and resulting low investments in education explain rural deficits in both educational attainment and standardized achievement. (Contains 67 references.) (Author/SV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Schools, Dropouts, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Influence, Longitudinal Studies, Rural Education, Rural Urban Differences, Rural Youth, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Influences, Student School Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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IES Cited: ED557072