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ERIC Number: EJ871913
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
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Bonding, Achievement, and Activities: School Bonding, Academic Achievement, and Participation in Extracurricular Activities
Howard, Anissa K.; Ziomek-Daigle, Jolie
Georgia School Counselors Association Journal, v16 n1 p39-48 2009
Utilizing a single-group interrupted time series design (Creswell, 2003), this pilot study examined the relationship between academic achievement, school bonding, and the extracurricular activity participation of "uninvolved" students (n=11) who participated in a voluntary support group at a suburban high school in the southeast. Results indicated that while involvement in the voluntary support group did not have a significant effect on the school bonding of students, involvement in the voluntary support group may have had a significant effect on the academic achievement of the students. These findings suggest that professional school counselors, school officials, and community agency personnel can collaborate and use extracurricular activities to help target the academic achievement of other uninvolved or off-track students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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