ERIC Number: EJ1058962
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
Not All Parents Make the Grade in Today's Schools
Horvat, Erin McNamara; Baugh, David E.
Phi Delta Kappan, v96 n7 p8-13 Apr 2015
Expectations for parent involvement in their children's education have risen dramatically over the last 20 years. The demands now placed on parents to evaluate and select educational options for their children, to act as advocates for their children, and to support increasingly demanding academic standards have never been greater. Strong partnerships between home and school can increase opportunities for students. Understanding the nature of these significant changes and how parents may be affected by them is a critical first step.
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Advocacy, Family School Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Parent Role, School Choice, Decision Making, Academic Standards, State Standards, Core Curriculum, Discipline, Zero Tolerance Policy, Student Behavior, Teaching Conditions, Elementary Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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