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The Effects of Environment on High School Success
The Journal of Educational Research
Vol. 80, No. 3 (Jan. - Feb., 1987), pp. 184-188
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd.
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27540256
Page Count: 5
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Classroom environments of 40 Israeli high schools were studied. Analysis of the school environments yielded two distinct types—challenging and supportive. The school with a challenging environment emphasized task orientation and system maintenance dimensions but neglected the relationship domain. The school with a supportive environment emphasized teacher support and innovation, but neglected task orientation and system maintenance dimensions.
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