TITLE

Parental Involvement and Achievement Outcomes in African American Adolescents

AUTHOR(S)
Hayes, DeMarquis
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Comparative Family Studies;
SOURCE TYPE
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents research on the impact that parental involvement has on the school success of African American adolescents. The author looks at how parental involvement can improve achievement, behavior, and positive attitudes while reducing absenteeism. The research focuses on high school students from urban African American families. The author also discusses parental involvement behaviors as predictors of academic achievement, family demographic variables, and parental involvement in older and younger high school students.
ACCESSION #
78854932

 

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