Adoption Quarterly: 'Educational achievement in adopted children from China'.

Author:Dalen, Monica
Position:Education - Brief article

9:4, pp 45-58, 2006, USA

A sample of 77 adopted children from China and a matched sample of 77 Norwegian-born children were tested for educational achievement. The results did not show any significant differences between the two groups either in educational performance or in any other related areas. The findings are in contrast to other studies showing that international adoptees as a group have lower performance than non-adoptees. The study did show a greater disparity within the adopted group's performance compared to the...

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