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1. George, Sibrenna. A Study of the Relationship between School Support, Family Support, Community Support, and Postsecondary Education among Former Teen Mothers in North Carolina.

Degree: PhD, Social Work, 2018, Clark University Atlanta

This study examines the relationship between school support, family support, community support, teen parenting programs and postsecondary education among teen mothers in North Carolina. The sample consisted of 212 participants who became teen mothers between the ages of 13-19 and have since attained postsecondary education. The variables used for the study included the following: school support, family support, community support, teen parenting programs, resilience, and mentoring. The research employed a 33-item, five-point Likert scale questionnaire. Explanatory design was utilized to create the study. Purposive and snowball sampling was utilized to gather the data. The findings of the study, overall, indicates that majority of the participants believe that school support, family support, community support, teen parenting programs, resilience, and mentoring helped them to attain postsecondary education. Advisors/Committee Members: Mustapha Alhassan, Ph.D., Richard Lyle, Ph.D., Therthenia Lewis, Ph.D..

Subjects/Keywords: Pregnancy; African Americans; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education; Social Statistics; Social Work

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APA (6th Edition):

George, S. (2018). A Study of the Relationship between School Support, Family Support, Community Support, and Postsecondary Education among Former Teen Mothers in North Carolina. (Doctoral Dissertation). Clark University Atlanta. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.auctr.edu/cauetds/126

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

George, Sibrenna. “A Study of the Relationship between School Support, Family Support, Community Support, and Postsecondary Education among Former Teen Mothers in North Carolina.” 2018. Doctoral Dissertation, Clark University Atlanta. Accessed February 22, 2019. http://digitalcommons.auctr.edu/cauetds/126.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

George, Sibrenna. “A Study of the Relationship between School Support, Family Support, Community Support, and Postsecondary Education among Former Teen Mothers in North Carolina.” 2018. Web. 22 Feb 2019.

Vancouver:

George S. A Study of the Relationship between School Support, Family Support, Community Support, and Postsecondary Education among Former Teen Mothers in North Carolina. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Clark University Atlanta; 2018. [cited 2019 Feb 22]. Available from: http://digitalcommons.auctr.edu/cauetds/126.

Council of Science Editors:

George S. A Study of the Relationship between School Support, Family Support, Community Support, and Postsecondary Education among Former Teen Mothers in North Carolina. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Clark University Atlanta; 2018. Available from: http://digitalcommons.auctr.edu/cauetds/126

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