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Socio-economic status and academic achievement trajectories from childhood to adolescence

Abstract:

Although a positive relationship between socio-economic status and academic achievement is well-established, how it varies with age is not. This article uses four data points from Canada's National Longitudinal Study of Children and Youth (NLSCY) to examine how the academic achievement gap attributed to SES changes from childhood to adolescence (ages 7 to 15). Estimates of panel data and hierarchical linear models indicate that the gap remains fairly stable from the age of 7 to 11 years and w...

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Journal:
Canadian Journal of Education
Volume:
32
Issue:
3
Pages:
558-590
Publication date:
2009-01-01
ISSN:
0380-2361
Source identifiers:
490790
Language:
English
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uuid:078ac0b2-a0f0-402c-bb82-b5d51d6b72b4
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Deposit date:
2014-12-20

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