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Teacher Expectancy as It Relates to the Academic Achievement of EMR Students
Robert H. Schwarz and John J. Cook
The Journal of Educational Research
Vol. 65, No. 9 (May - Jun., 1972), pp. 393-396
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd.
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27536317
Page Count: 4
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In view of the current interest in the role teacher expectations play in the education of children, teachers in charge of eighteen special classes for educable mentally retarded (EMR) children were asked to indicate their expectations for each of their students for the year ahead. Tests administered at the beginning and end of a 3-semester period disclosed no statistical relationship between expectations and academic achievement.
The Journal of Educational Research © 1972 Taylor & Francis, Ltd.