The present study asks whether tacher-student racial/ethnic mathces result in evaluations of student behaviors that are different from instances in which children are taught and assessed by a teacher from outside their racial or ethnic group.
Cross-Sectional Associations of Spanish and English Competence and Well-Being in Latino Children of Immigrants in Kindergarten
1. How are Latino children of immigrants’ first and second language competences related to their emotional and
behavioral well-being concurrently in kindergarten?
2. What are the contributions of child, home, and school factors to emotional and behavioral well-being after considering first and second language competences?
School Structural Characteristics, Student Effort, Peer Associations, and Parental Involvement: The Influence of School- and Individual-Level Factors on Academic Achievement
Examines the extent to which individual-level and school structural variables are predictors of academic achievement among a sample of 10th grade students abstracted from the National Educational Longitudinal Study database.
Individual and School Structural Effects on African American High School Students' Academic Achievement
Examined the extent to which individual-level and school structural variables predict academic achievement among a sample of 10th grade African American students abstracted from the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS) database.
What is the relation of parental involvement in education to student academic performance? What is the relation of parent perceptions of involvement and empowerment and school structural characteristics to student academic performance?