ERIC Number: ED372150
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Parental Involvement in Education.
Smit, Frederik, Ed.; And Others
This volume is a collection of 27 essays, grouped into 4 parts, on the theme of parental involvement in education. The first section, "Parental Choice and School Involvement," contains a history of parental choice and school involvement and discussions of current efforts to increase parent participation and the school choice debate. In the second part, "School and Family Partnerships," some examples from other countries and particular strata of society illustrate ways to build partnerships between schools and parents. Part 3, "The Effect of the Home and Family on the Learning Environment," considers the importance of parental influence and the relationship between the home and school. The final section, "Parental Involvement and Student Achievement," contains reports on a number of investigations related to specific aspects of parent involvement and student achievement. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Environment, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, School Choice, School Community Relationship
Institute for Applied Social Sciences, Publicity Director, Toernooiveld 5, Nijmegen, Postbus 9048, 6500 KJ Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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Authoring Institution: Nijmegen Univ. (Netherlands). Inst. for Applied Social Sciences.
Identifiers - Location: Netherlands