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Consequences of employment during high school: Character building, subversion of academic goals, or a threshold?

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This study showed that working during high school had negative effects on 15 of 23 Grade 12 and postsecondary outcomes such as achievement, course-work selection, educational and occupational aspirations, and college attendance. These effects were found with control for background variables and parallel outcomes from Grades 8 and 10 based on the 8-year (four-wave), nationally representative National Education Longitudinal Survey of 1988. The only benefit of working was a reduction in postseco...

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10.3102/00028312042002331

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Author
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AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
2
Pages:
331-369
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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0002-8312
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pubs:103226
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uuid:8d15dd38-b0fc-4542-949d-04e89fd7f347
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pubs:103226
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103226
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2012-12-19

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