ERIC Number: ED340387
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Parents and Schooling in the 1990s. Parent Involvement at the Middle School Level.
ERIC Review, v1 n3 Sep 1991
The "ERIC Review" announces research results, publications, and new programs relevant to each issue's theme topic. This theme issue is devoted to the topic of "Parent Involvement in Education" and contains three principal articles: "Parents and Schooling in the 1990s," by Erwin Flaxman and Morton Inger; "Parent Involvement at the Middle School Level," by Nancy Berla; and "Los Padres Tambien Deben Participar en la Escuela Intermedia" ("Parents Should Also Participate in the Intermediate School"), by Magdalena C. Lewis. In addition, the following major features concerned with parent involvement are provided: (1) a description of the Department of Education's parent involvement initiatives; (2) a resource list of parent involvement organizations and associations, federal agencies, and clearinghouses; and (3) a general reading list of 37 titles that cover a range of issues related to parent involvement. Also included are a synthesis of research findings on "The Role of Business in Education," by Alan Baas; an annotated bibliography of 31 new titles in education produced by the ERIC Clearinghouses and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, as well as resources recently abstracted for the ERIC database. Information about becoming an ERIC author, the availability of the 1992 calendar and publications catalog, and an announcement of the new ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS) contractor are also provided. (MAB)
Descriptors: Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Parent Materials, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Reading Materials, Resource Materials
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ACCESS ERIC, Rockville, MD.