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ERIC Number: EJ787331
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-0018-1498
Exploring the Influence of Reading for Pleasure on African American High School Students' Reading Achievement
Flowers, Tiffany A.
High School Journal, v87 n1 p58-62 Oct-Nov 2003
National data were utilized to examine the influence of reading for pleasure on African American high school students' reading achievement. Overall, the study found that reading for pleasure positively impacted African American students' scores on a standardized measure of reading. Implications for teachers and parents were discussed. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: Parents; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A