Factors that Impact Performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) between Urban High School Seniors and their Parents.
|dc.contributor.author||Graham, LaConda T.|
|dc.description.abstract||The purpose of this researched is to highlight important factors that adversely affect scores of high school seniors taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). In this research there has been a lot of speculation regarding the possible correlation between the scores received by urban high seniors on the SAT exam, occupied with the level of their parent’s education. This research has investigated the question of; does a parent’s education influence their child’s academic achievement? The purpose of this research is to help high school counselor’s gain an understanding of why urban students perform so much lower academically, in comparison to their suburban counterparts which also lead to equally lowers scores on SAT’s. A survey was administered to high school seniors regarding their parent’s education as well as acquiring knowledge regarding preparation and test taking of the SAT exam.|
|dc.subject||Student Academic Achievement|
|dc.title||Factors that Impact Performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) between Urban High School Seniors and their Parents.|
|dc.description.degreelevel||Master of Science in Education (MSEd)|
|dc.description.publicationtitle||Counselor Education Master's Theses|
|dc.contributor.organization||The College at Brockport|