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Linguistic influences on educational attainment

C. Gordon Wells

Linguistic influences on educational attainment

by C. Gordon Wells

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Published by Centre for the Study of Language and Communication, School of Education, University of Bristol, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in Bristol, England, Toronto .
Written in English

  • Academic achievement,
  • Children -- Language -- Research,
  • Language acquisition,
  • Language and education

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGordon Wells, Sally Barnes and Jan Wells
    ContributionsBarnes, Sally, Wells, Jan, 1948-, Home and School Influences on Educational Attainment (Project), Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Bristol. Centre for the Study of Language and Communication
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 46, 3, 18 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18700364M

    This paper is based on a talk given at the conference of the Centre for Research on the Wider Benefits of Learning, September There is consistent evidence that parents' education predicts children's educational outcomes, alongside other distal family characteristics such as family income, parents' occupations and residence location. A variety of explanations have been offered for these Cited by: Academic achievement and attainment Does poverty affect children’s achievement and educational attainment? Modest gaps in achievement by income are pres-ent when children enter school and grow during the school years Effects on educational attainment are larger, with the mean differences amounting to over a year of schoolingFile Size: KB.

    In the first half of the 20 th century, the prevailing view was that bilingualism and second-language acquisition early in life made children confused and interfered with their ability to develop normal cognitive functions 1 and succeed in educational environments. 2 These ideas were dramatically reversed in a landmark study by Peal and Lambert. This paper examines the effects of family structure on educational attainment after controlling for common family influences, observed and unobserved, using data from siblings. The use of sibling data permits us to examine whether the apparent effects of family structure are due to unmeasured characteristics of families that are common to by:

    In The Chicano/Hispanic Image in American Film, educator and historian Frank Javier Garcia Berumen analyzes the portrayal of Chicanos, Mexicans, and other people of Hispanic heritage in American movies, particularly those developed and released by both a teacher of American history and an avid movie buff, Garcia Berumen argues that educators teaching American history require a. differences in educational attainment. keywords attainment, cultural capital, education, gender, inequality, social class. Introduction This paper will assess the merits of the cultural reproduction approach to the examination of class and gender differentials in educational .

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Introduction The level of educational attainment in the United States is a central focus of public policy. The Obama administration, large national File Size: KB. 3 Contextual Influences on Educational Outcomes: Families and Neighborhoods.

Societal conditions, such as income inequality and residential segregation, and social institutions, such as families, intersect with the educational process in ways that have profound implications for efforts to. Findings further reveal that there are significant differences in the respondents’ level of proficiency in the identified macro-linguistic skills and that age, educational attainment, and length.

Recommendation 1: Federal agencies with oversight of early childhood programs serving children from birth to age 5 (such as the Child Care and Development Fund and Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program) and state agencies with oversight of such programs should follow the lead of Head Start/Early Head Start by providing specific evidence-based program guidance, practices.

The above study examines the different factors that may influence education and there relationship to education attainment. To do the above hypothesis testing and regression analysis was used from data collected via online system. Gender differences in educational attainment: Influences of the family environment Article in British Educational Research Journal 36(2) April with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Language development is different for each language learner with factors like environment, genetics, social interactions or cognitive processes affecting language. Whether nature or nurture is the. The educational attainment of to year-olds generally increased from to The largest increases occurred in those who attained a bachelor’s degree or higher, and those completing at least some college.

Among to year-olds in58 percent had completed at least some college, up from 34 percent in (a 72 percent. The educational attainment of the U.S.

population refers to the highest level of education completed. The educational attainment of the U.S. population is similar to that of many other industrialized countries with the vast majority of the population having completed secondary education and a rising number of college graduates that outnumber high school dropouts.

Higher levels of educational attainment tend to be associated with higher wages, and there is evidence that the benefits of a degree have been increasing in recent decades in the United States. For example, the wages of high school dropouts have dropped since the early s, while the wages of college graduates relative to high school Cited by: 1.

Evidence suggests that many of the effects of poverty on children are influenced by families' behavior. Low‐income families often have limited education, reducing their ability to provide a responsive stimulating environment for their children. 30 They tend to limit their children's linguistic environment by using language that is dominated by commands and simple structure, rather than by.

educational status of the community– as measured by the proportion of highly qualified adults – is the strongest available neighbourhood-level predictor of individual educational attainment, from amongst a selection of Census variables of the type commonly used to measure neighbourhood deprivation.

Currently, linguistic minority students--students who speak a language other than English at home--represent 21% of the entire K student population and 11% of the college student population. Bringing together emerging scholarship on the growing number of college-bound linguistic minority students in the K pipeline, this ground-breaking volume showcases new research on these students Cited by: Educational attainment is the highest level of education a person has completed.

People with more education usually earn more than people with less education. In California, 19 percent of adults over 25 do not have a high school degree, compared to 14 percent for the United States.

The early childhood educational gap between middle class and poor children is well documented by Valerie Lee and David Burkham in their book Inequality at the starting gate (). More recent studies of the economic returns to society of providing better early childhood education for the poor have looked at the most famous of the early.

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Review of Educational Research, 65, Crain-Thoreson, C. & Dale, P.S. Do early talkers become early readers. Linguistic precocity, preschool language and emergent literacy. Developmental Psychology, 28, File Size: KB. Investigating the role. of language in children’s early educational outcomes.

Sue Roulstone James Law, Robert Rush, of raising attainment. Understanding the influences on children’s language development in the Special educational needs and disability is an important Government Size: KB.

Educational attainment rates for to year-olds increased at all levels between and During this time, the percentage with high school completion or higher increased from 88 to 93 percent, the percentage with an associate’s or higher degree increased from 38 to 47 percent, the percentage with a bachelor’s or higher degree increased from 29 to 37 percent, and the percentage.

As they become larger, they will be shaping the future. With low educational attainment and poverty rates the way they are, the future is not looking so bright, but attention is finally being paid to this phenomenon. The purpose of this paper is to explore the many influences on Hispanic educational attainment in the United States.

This paper. Educational attainment refers to the highest level of education that an individual has completed. This is distinct from the level of schooling that an individual is attending.

Annual tables on educational attainment from the Current Population Survey’s Annual Social and Economic supplement (ASEC). These Education Attainment tables are from.Educational Attainment of People 18 Years and Over, by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, for the 25 Largest States: March [.