ERIC Number: ED311139
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Parents Make a Difference: An Evaluation of New York City's 1987-88 Parent Involvement Program. Policy Report.
Jackson, Barbara L.; And Others
This report is an evaluation of New York City's 1987-88 Parent Involvement Program (PIP). PIP included the following: (1) a Parent Orientation Program focusing on parents of children in grades K-3 in six community school districts; (2) a Citywide Parent Involvement Program; and (3) community school district, borough-wide, and local school Parent Involvement Programs. Significant effects were found in the following areas: (1) changed parent attitudes; (2) changed staff attitudes; (3) the development of a cadre of parent leaders; and (4) the development of models and materials. Recommendations are offered for the following: (1) the Chancellor and Board of Education; (2) community school districts; (3) schools; and (4) the managers of the program. (BJV)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Leon Lowenstein Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Responsive Education, Boston, MA.; Fordham Univ., Bronx, NY. Graduate School of Education.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)