Will Johnny get A's?

Leslie, Connie; Riggins, Kisha
July 1996
Newsweek;7/8/1996, Vol. 128 Issue 2, p72
Focuses on the continuing search for a magic bullet explanation for academic success. Study which concludes that the kids that kids hang out with have the greatest influence on an adolescent's classroom performance; Why this is not good news; Details of the study, published in a book called `Beyond the Classroom'; Findings which help to account for ethnic differences in students' academic achievement.


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