ERIC Number: EJ564431
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Make Room for Families: Swing the Doors Wide.
Northwest Education, v3 n2 p2-7 Win 1997
Reviews research and current trends and issues related to family involvement in children's education. Discusses the need for diverse approaches to involving culturally diverse parents; growing awareness of the importance of fathers' involvement; factors that promote or impede parent participation; achievement-related factors that parents can control; and the need for broad approaches that foster school-family cooperation. (SV)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Cultural Awareness, Educational Needs, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Fathers, One Parent Family, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Theme issue topic: "Advocating for Children." Volume 3 available from EDRS; see ED 419 639.