Family Life and School Achievement: Why Poor Black Children Succeed or Fail

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Family Life and School Achievement: Why Poor Black Children Succeed or Fail - Clark, Reginald M
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Working mothers, broken homes, poverty, racial or ethnic background, poorly educated parents-these are the usual reasons given for the academic problems of poor urban children. Reginald M. Clark contends, however, that such structural characteristics of families neither predict nor explain the wide variation in academic achievement among children. He emphasizes instead the total family life, stating that the most important indicators of academic potential are embedded in family culture. To support his contentions, Clark ...

Family Life and School Achievement: Why Poor Black Children Succeed or Fail 1984, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226107707

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Family Life and School Achievement: Why Poor Black Children Succeed or Fail 1984, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226107691

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