ERIC Number: EJ629468
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
"If I Had a New Notebook, I Know Things Would Change": Bright Underachieving Young Men in Urban Classrooms.
Hebert, Thomas P.
Gifted Child Quarterly, v45 n3 p174-94 Sum 2001
A study investigated the lives of six underachieving high-ability males in an inner-city high school to understand how their urban life experiences influenced their underachievement. Results found they experienced inappropriate curricular and counseling experiences, problematic family issues, a negative peer group and environmental influences, and discipline problems. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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