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American Journal of Educational Research. 2021, 9(2), 67-71
DOI: 10.12691/education-9-2-2
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Academic Success and Weekend Study Time: Further Evidence from Public Elementary School Students

Panos Petratos1, , Daniel Herrera2 and Emre Soydemir3

1Department of Management Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, USA

2Career Counseling, Waterford Unified School District, Waterford, USA

3International Baccalaureate, Modesto High School, Modesto, USA

Pub. Date: February 03, 2021

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Panos Petratos, Daniel Herrera and Emre Soydemir. Academic Success and Weekend Study Time: Further Evidence from Public Elementary School Students. American Journal of Educational Research. 2021; 9(2):67-71. doi: 10.12691/education-9-2-2

Abstract

While there is general belief that students who study during weekends is more likely to succeed academically, empirical evidence on this postulation happens to be very limited in the extant literature. We provide evidence on this postulated association between academic success, and weekend study time by comparing responses from public elementary school students. A Survey is conducted for fifth and sixth grade students who are happen to be more mature relative to prior grade school students. The findings show that in general weekend study time is positively associated with greater academic success. We also examine the role of parental support and find that parental support leads to less weekend study time. The findings are consistent with the view that weekend study time results in greater academic success and parental support creates more free time for students during weekends.

Keywords:
academic success weekend study elementary students

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