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Connolly, Eric J.; Kavish, Nicholas; Cooke, Eric M. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Existing research suggests that repeated bullying victimization is associated with lower levels of educational attainment. However, it is difficult to ascertain whether a true causal association exists since previously reported associations may be confounded by genetic and shared environmental factors that affect both repeated bullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Educational Attainment, Longitudinal Studies
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Tan, Kevin; Heath, Ryan D.; Das, Aditi; Choi, Yoonsun – Youth & Society, 2019
Victimization and problem behaviors during middle school detrimentally influence student learning. However, less is known about how they may cooccur and collectively affect high school graduation and whether the interrelationships vary by gender. Using data from a nationally representative cohort of seventh-grade students from the National…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Victims, Bullying, Student Behavior
Doepke, Matthias; Zilibotti, Fabrizio – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
In this sexcerpt from their book, "Love, Money, and Parenting: How Economics Explains the Way We Raise Our Kids," Matthias Doepke and Fabrizio Zilibotti discuss the phenomenon of helicopter parenting, in which parents spend more time monitoring their kids' activities. They present empirical evidence for a rise in parental involvement and…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Child Rearing
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Choi, Yool – Research in Higher Education, 2018
This study explores how student employment affects college persistence and how these effects differ by individual likelihood of participating in student employment. I analyze data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 using propensity score matching and stratification-multilevel analysis. This study finds that engaging in intense…
Descriptors: Student Employment, Academic Persistence, College Students, Dropouts
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Mowen, Thomas J.; Schroeder, Ryan D. – Youth & Society, 2018
Contemporary research suggests authoritative parenting is the most effective parenting style in deterring juvenile delinquency. Some research has found there are differences in parenting style between racial groups due to structural disadvantage faced by marginalized individuals. Yet, relatively little is known about how racial differences in…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parenting Styles, Delinquency, Racial Differences
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Zhan, Min; Xiang, Xiaoling; Elliott, William, III – Educational Policy, 2018
This study examines the association between educational loans and college graduation rates, with a focus on differences by race and ethnicity. Data come from the 1997 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth. Results from the event history analyses indicate that educational loans are positively related to college graduation rates, but only up to a…
Descriptors: Correlation, Student Financial Aid, Debt (Financial), Graduation Rate
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Torche, Florencia; Corvalan, Alejandro – Sociological Methods & Research, 2018
This article distinguishes three measures of intergenerational economic mobility that emerge when the population is divided into groups: overall individual mobility, within-group mobility, and between-group mobility. We clarify their properties and the relationship between them. We then evaluate Clark's use of surname between-group persistence as…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Computation, Generational Differences, Persistence
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Pirog, Maureen A.; Jung, Haeil; Lee, Daewoo – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2018
Background: Previous studies identify consistent patterns of economically disadvantaged backgrounds, educational deficits, and relatively weak labor market outcomes of teen parents. Objective: In this study, we provide an updated report on differences in adult cohabitation rates during past decades, examine the risk factors associated with…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Early Parenthood, Risk, Labor Market
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Moilanen, Kristin L.; Leary, Janie M.; Watson, S. Michelle; Ottley, Jason – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
We investigated how family characteristics and experiences during early adolescence predicted timing of sexual initiation. In addition, we investigated adolescent sex and race/ethnicity as potential moderating factors. As part of the Children of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth-1979 (CNLSY-79), 799 adolescents aged 12 to 15 years provided…
Descriptors: Prediction, Age Differences, Sexuality, Decision Making
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Markowitz, Anna J. – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
After the adoption of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), a host of anecdotal evidence suggested that NCLB diminished students' school engagement--a multidimensional construct that describes students' active involvement and commitment to school and encompasses students' thoughts, behaviors, and feelings about school. Using data from repeated…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Accountability, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Ross, Martha; Moore, Kristin Anderson; Murphy, Kelly; Bateman, Nicole; DeMand, Alex; Sacks, Vanessa – Child Trends, 2018
Helping young people prepare to engage in work and life as productive adults is a central challenge for any society. Yet, many young people in the United States find that the path from education to employment and economic security in adulthood is poorly marked or inaccessible. As a result, those from low-income and less educated families have…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Disadvantaged, Employment, Wages