ERIC Number: EJ461835
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Middle Schools and Math Groups: Parents' Involvement in Children's Placement.
Useem, Elizabeth L.
Sociology of Education, v65 n4 p263-79 Oct 1992
Presents results of a study of relationships between parents' education levels and the level their children's placement in a mathematics tracking system. Reports that college-educated parents are more involved and likely to intervene in their children's placement and decisions. Concludes that parent involvement at critical decision points helps to transmit educational advantage between generations. (DK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A