The Transition to High School as a Developmental Process Among Multiethnic Urban Youth

The high school transition was examined in an ethnically diverse, urban sample of 1,979 adolescents, followed from 7th to 10th grade (Mage = 14.6, SD = .37 in 7th grade). Twice annually, data were gathered on adolescents' perceptions of school climate, psychological functioning, and academic be...

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Volume: 80
Main Author: Benner, Aprile D
Graham, Sandra
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: High Schools
Middle Schools
Grade 7
Grade 10
Grade 8
Secondary Education
Grade 9
Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing 01.03.2009
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Wiley-Blackwell
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published in: Child development Vol. 80; no. 2; pp. 356 - 376
Data of publication: March/April 2009
ISSN: 0009-3920
1467-8624
EISSN: 1467-8624
Discipline: Medicine
Sociology & Social History
Social Welfare & Social Work
Psychology
Bibliography: This article is adapted from a doctoral dissertation by Aprile D. Benner submitted to the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. This research was supported by dissertation grants from the Spencer Foundation and the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation awarded to Aprile D. Benner and grants from the W. T. Grant Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the Linguistic Minority Research Institute awarded to Sandra Graham. The first author would like to thank Bengt Muthen, Rashmita Mistry, and Jaana Juvonen, members of her dissertation committee, and Robert Crosnoe for their helpful suggestions.
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