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ERIC Number: EJ497468
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-1059-308X
Parent Involvement in American Public Schools: An Historical Perspective 1642-1994.
Hiatt, Diana Buell
School Community Journal, v4 n2 p27-38 Fall-Win 1994
The pendulum has swung from strong parent involvement in the home- and community-based schools of the agrarian 17th century to the bureaucratic factory-model schools of the industrial revolution. Today's parents are making inroads. The tension between professional educators and parents is being expressed in open forums such as site-based-management meetings, school-choice legislation, alternative-charter schools, and home-schooling contracts. (19 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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