This study examined the relationship between support by parents and teachers and school attachment and involvement in the first year of middle school for 157 sixth graders in a predominantly African-American urban middle school, Results suggested the importance of parental support in school attachment and involvement during early adolescence. Teachers' support was a significant predictor of overall school attachment (R2 = .03) beyond the variance explained by parental support (R2 = .11).
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
- Sensory Systems