ERIC Number: EJ619585
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Academic Emphasis of Urban Elementary Schools and Student Achievement in Reading and Mathematics: A Multilevel Analysis.
Goddard, Roger D.; Sweetland, Scott R.; Hoy, Wayne K.
Educational Administration Quarterly, v36 n5 p683-702 Dec 2000
Examines importance of a school climate characterized by high levels of academic emphasis. Drawing on effective-schools research and social-cognitive theory, uses hierarchical linear modeling to show that academic emphasis accounts for differences among urban elementary schools in student math and reading achievement. (Contains 48 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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