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Journal Article: Student Success Skills: A Promising Program to Close the Academic Achievement Gap for African American and Latino Students

Journal Article » Student Success Skills: A Promising Program to Close the Academic Achievement Gap for African American and Latino Students

Categories

ACADEMIC achievement, AFRICAN American students, HISPANIC American students, STUDENTS -- United States, ETHNICITY, UNITED States

Authors

Miranda, Alexis; Webb, Linda; Brigman, Greg; Peluso, Paul

Published

2007

Publisher

American School Counselor Association

Abstract

Academic achievement data from four previous Student Success Skills (SSS) studies were aggregated and examined to determine if there were differential effects in improved test scores among White, Latino, and African American students. Results showed that posttest scores for the treatment group were significantly higher than the comparison group in math as well as reading. There were no interactions or main effects for ethnicity. White, Latino, and African American students showed similar gains after SSS participation. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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