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Norm miscommunication: does it affect the academic success of black college students?
When compared to White students, Black students underperform at every level of academics. Yet, Black students tend to report significantly higher attitudes toward doing well in school than do White students. One explanation ...
Academic achievement of economically disadvantaged African American students in secondary career-technical education
Clarke County, Georgia, has a higher average number of students who do not complete high school than for the state of Georgia as a whole. Only 70.1% of the 834 eligible students in Clarke County earned a high school diploma ...
Parenting in preadolescence: impressions of child-rearing and academics among African American middle class families
This qualitative ethnographic study presents an exploration of parenting practices among African American middle class families that positively contributed to the successful academic performance of their preadolescent ...