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An Examination of Factors Associated with the Achievement of Middle School African-American Males in Mathematics

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Hill, Syllen


DissertationDoctor of Education (EdD)Educational LeadershipThis study examines factors that impact the achievement of middle school African-American males in mathematics on the Georgia Milestones Math End of Grade (EOG) test. Achievement in the middle school seventh and eighth grade math classroom, including, instructional strategies, peer affiliation, discipline, academic motivation, and school culture. Sixty students, 60 parents, and 8 teachers were survey participants in this quantitative study. The analysis of the independent variable having the greatest impact on academic achievement is school culture, based on teachers’ perceptions. The findings of this study determined that there is a statistically significant relationship between peer affiliation, instructional strategies, and discipline.Electronic theses & dissertations collection for Atlanta University & Clark Atlanta University
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2018 05 21
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