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Fifteen Thousand Hours

Secondary Schools and Their Effects on Children

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674300262

Publication Date: 03/15/1982


North and South America only

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  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction: Previous Studies
  • 2. Background to the Study
  • 3. The Schools and the Area They Serve
  • 4. Research Strategy and Tactics
  • 5. School Outcomes: Children’s Attendance, Behaviour and Attainments
  • 6. Physical and Administrative Features of Schools: Associations with Outcome
  • 7. School Processes: Associations with Outcome
  • 8. Ecological Influences
  • 9. Composite Analyses of All Main Variables
  • 10. Conclusions: Speculations and Implications
  • Appendices
    • A. Pupil Behaviour Scale
    • B. School Goals
    • C. Ten Naughty Children: Examples
    • D. Format of Pupil Questionnaire
    • E. Details of Process Items
    • F. Observations
    • G. Additional Tables
    • H. Analysis of Multiway Contingency Tables by Log Linear Models
    • I. Attainment at the End of the First Year in the Sixth Form
    • J. Intake and Administrative Variables
    • K. Comparison between 12 “Research” Schools and 8 Other Schools Which Took Part in 14-year-old Survey
  • References
  • Name Index
  • Subject Index

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