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ERIC Number: ED573478
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 31
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Parent and Community Involvement in a College/Career-Ready Culture. Briefing Paper
Texas Comprehensive Center
The literature addressing how family and community involvement impacts a culture of college and career readiness suggests there is a positive association for certain types of involvement. Providing support and encouragement, as well as assisting with planning, increases the probability of attending and graduating from college. Key points include: (1) Make efforts to include families in postsecondary planning; (2) Provide information to support postsecondary planning throughout a student's education; (3) Provide information to support postsecondary planning throughout a student's education; and (4) Address linguistic and cultural barriers, parental time issues, and other factors across populations that are traditionally underrepresented in institutions of higher education. Appended are: (1) Suggested Strategies for Family and Community Involvement; and (2) Profiles of Reported Successful School, District, or State Programs. A list of references and additional resources is provided.
Texas Comprehensive Center. 4700 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723. Tel: 512-476-6861; Web site: http://texas-cc.org/
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: SEDL, Texas Comprehensive Center
Identifiers - Location: Texas (Austin); Illinois (Chicago); New Mexico; California (Los Angeles); California; New York (New York); Indiana (Indianapolis); Ohio (Cincinnati); Massachusetts
Grant or Contract Numbers: S283B050020