ERIC Number: ED317923
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Resource Guide on Parent and Citizen Participation in Education.
Arnold, Sarah; And Others
This document presents an annotated list of resources on parent involvement and citizen participation in education. Articles, books, reports, studies, guidebooks, and manuals were reviewed. Materials which were considered most interesting, relevant, and useful were selected. Materials of special interest or value to parents are specially marked with a "P." Nine publishers are listed with their addresses and telephone numbers. Fourteen magazines and journals relevant to the topic are listed with their addresses and telephone numbers. Three conferences are listed. Nineteen organizations focusing on the topics of parent involvement and citizen participation in education are listed. Thirty-three entries are included for general background materials. Topics in this section include educational equity; parent involvement in schools; home/school communication; accountability; and school evaluation. Sixteen entries on the benefits and barriers to parent and citizen involvement are included. Nine entries on school councils, 8 on parent choice in the public schools, 9 on parents and early childhood education, 17 on parents and teachers working together, and 6 entries on other forms of community involvement are included. (ABL)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Responsive Education, Boston, MA.; Massachusetts Organization of Citizens for School Improvement.