Howerton, D. L., Enger, J. M, Cobbs,C. R. (1994). Self-esteem and achievement of at-risk adolescent black males. Research in the Schools, 1(2), 23.
This pilot study investigated self-esteem and achievement of 42 black male rural junior high school students identified as at-risk by their teachers. Self-esteem was significantly related to achievement test composite scores and science and mathematics subtests, as well as to average grade and English and social studies grades. (SLD)
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