ERIC Number: ED532455
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
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Parent's Perceptions of Their Involvement in an Urban Elementary School (New York): Are Their Perceptions Accurate?
Waye, Nathaniel L.
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, Capella University
Parental involvement in schools has become a major concern in urban areas across the nation. The research study examined the correlation between parental perceptions and actual involvement in their children's education. The review of the literature provides a theoretical framework concerning the importance of parental involvement and student academic success. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Urban Areas, Parent School Relationship, Parent Attitudes, Correlation, Elementary Schools, Urban Schools, Academic Achievement
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Identifiers - Location: New York