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ERIC Number: EJ809094
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0033-3085
The Influence of Student Perceptions of Parenting and Coping on Achievement and Classroom Behavior among African American Children
Gaylord-Harden, Noni K.
Psychology in the Schools, v45 n8 p763-777 Sep 2008
The present study examined children's coping strategies as mediators and moderators of the association between parenting factors and outcomes in 235 African American children (mean age = 10.37 years). Information about parenting and child coping strategies was obtained by child self-report. School adjustment was assessed by standardized achievement scores and by teacher ratings of behavior. Structural equation modeling indicated that positive parenting was related to higher achievement and lower behavior problems. Contrary to the hypotheses, coping strategies did not mediate or moderate this association. The results are discussed in terms of how factors at the family and child level may influence child behavior and academic performance in the classroom. (Contains 3 tables and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Childrens Report of Parental Behavior Inventory