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An examination of referrals to the school counselor by race, gender, and family structure.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
James M. Benshoff, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: This article reports on a study addressing student referral differences based on family structure, gender, and race in teacher-initiated contact to school counselors. Researchers used secondary data from the National Education Longitudinal Study. They used logit log linear analyses in this data analysis. Significant differences existed for all three variables--race, gender, and family structure--with teachers more likely to contact the school counselor when the student was male, African American, or living in a non-intact family structure.

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Publication
Professional School Counseling, 10, 389-398
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
Referrals, School counselors, Race, Gender, Family structure