ERIC Number: EJ310961
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Parent Participation.
Social Policy, v15 n2 p32-36 Fall 1984
Discusses the barriers to effective parental participation in schools: (1) economic survival pressures; (2) control of participatory structures by school personnel; (3) cultural distance between school and community; (4) parental uncertainty about responsibility for failure; and (5) parental lack of clarity about improvement. Also discusses mechanisms for surmounting these barriers with reference to Ron Edmonds's school effectiveness factors. (RDN)
Descriptors: Community Action, Cultural Differences, Economic Factors, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Leadership Responsibility, Minority Groups, Parent Participation, Parent Responsibility, Parent School Relationship, School Effectiveness, Student Motivation, Track System (Education)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "School Effectiveness."