ERIC Number: EJ651690
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
An Exploratory Analysis of Factors that Foster School Engagement and Completion among African American Students.
Miller-Cribbs, Julie E.; Cronen, Stephanie; Davis, Larry; Johnson, Sharon D.
Children & Schools, v24 n3 p159-74 Jul 2002
Assesses African American freshman and sophomore students' decisions to remain in school and their opinions about specific programs designed to increase academic engagement. Results indicate that the opinion of family members was ranked as most important in supporting students' decision to remain in school. Primary barriers were related to family issues, academic problems, and personal issues. (Contains 36 references and 7 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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