ERIC Number: EJ443931
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Parents and Public Schools: The Experiences of Four Mexican Immigrant Families.
Commins, Nancy L.
Equity and Choice, v8 n2 p40-45 Win 1992
Relates the results of a study of four Mexican-American immigrant families and the public school system. Describes communication problems between these families and schools and special fears and barriers that immigrants experience. Interviews found that parents were interested in their children's education but unsure how to contribute. (JB)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Communication Problems, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Problems, Family School Relationship, Immigrants, Limited English Speaking, Mexican Americans, Minority Groups, Parent Participation, Public Schools, Spanish Speaking, Undocumented Immigrants
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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