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ERIC Number: EJ785630
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 18
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 80
ISSN: ISSN-0042-0859
Factors Affecting Urban African American High School Students' Achievement in Reading
Flowers, Tiffany A.; Flowers, Lamont A.
Urban Education, v43 n2 p154-171 2008
Data analyzed from the Educational Longitudinal Study of 2002 indicate that the reading achievement of urban African American high school students is positively influenced by the amount of hours spent doing homework and by parents' expectations of their child's future educational attainment. Implications for practice and research are provided. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A