Wilson-Sadberry, K. R., Winfield, L. F., & Royster, D. A. (1991). Resilience and Persistence of African-American Males in Postsecondary Enrollment. Education and Urban Society, 24(1), 87-102.
High School and Beyond data for 1,332 male and 1,608 female African Americans indicate that several domains of influence help predict African-American males’ postsecondary educational attainment. Family socioeconomic status, educational plans, father’s influence, and peer influence are important predictors and indicate areas where student resilience and persistence can be enhanced. (SLD)
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