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Communique, 2017
Sleep--not getting enough or not getting good sleep--can greatly affect students' cognitive, academic, behavioral, emotional, and social functioning. Sleep issues are relatively common, occurring in as many as 25% of children and are more prevalent in those with certain medical conditions (pain, asthma, traumatic brain injury) or psychiatric…
Descriptors: Sleep, Parent Student Relationship, School Activities, Behavior Patterns
National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE, 2015
Parents experiencing homelessness may be struggling to enroll and keep their children in school. If they have a child with special needs, they may have even more challenges to make sure their child receives the help she needs. This brief helps parents with the following concerns and offers resources for additional assistance: (1) not knowing who…
Descriptors: Parent Student Relationship, Disabilities, Homeless People, Special Education
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Scheibel, Susan – Parenting for High Potential, 2012
Experience and research repeatedly illustrate the need for and value of parent advocates--as parents know their child best. Parents need to be prepared to take a positive, proactive, and focused role with teachers and administrators in their child's school to find the best programming for their child. Academic acceleration should be considered as…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Advocacy, Parent Role
National Math and Science Initiative, 2012
In today's high-tech world, math and science matter. Of the 10 fastest growing occupations, eight are science, math or technology-related. Whatever a child wants to do--join the military, join the workforce, or go on to college--math and science skills will be important. Become part of the equation to help one's child succeed now and in the…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Parent Materials, Academic Achievement, Mathematics Instruction
Advocates for Children of New Jersey, 2011
The topic of special education can be confusing and frightening for parents who suspect their child has a disability or has difficulty learning. Parents in this situation want to know how to get help for their child. This guide is intended to help parents navigate the system and services available for children with special learning needs and to…
Descriptors: Special Education, Learning Problems, Disabilities, Parent Student Relationship
US Department of Education, 2010
President Obama has a cradle-to-career plan to reform the nation's schools. He also is calling on parents to take responsibility for their child's success. His vision includes the belief that all children can and will succeed, and that parents are the bridge to this success. Parents, guardians and caregivers can help children by connecting with…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers
US Department of Education, 2008
Homework has been part of students' lives since the beginning or formal schooling in the United States. It is important because it can improve children's thinking and memory. It can help them develop positive study habits and skills that will serve them well throughout their lives. Homework also can encourage children to use time well, learn…
Descriptors: Homework, Study Habits, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Responsibility
Lapan, Richard T. – National Career Development Association, 2008
The teen years are an excellent time to start thinking about a potential career and to investigate all of the different opportunities available. Motivating adolescents to become actively engaged in their own career development is not always easy, but this book makes it fun. Written for parents, school counselors, and counselors in private practice…
Descriptors: Career Development, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Motivation Techniques
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Donovan, Jody A.; McKelfresh, David A. – NASPA Journal, 2008
Being in community with college students' parents and families extends institutional boundaries of influence. Partnering with parents and families of college students begins with an attitude of appreciation for the significant role they play throughout their students' educational journeys. Expanding institutional relationships to include students'…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, College Students
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Noble, Kathleen D.; Childers, Sarah A.; Vaughan, Robert C. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2008
This study surveyed 181 parents of students enrolled in one of two early entrance programs at the University of Washington: the Early Entrance Program for students who entered before age 15 and the University of Washington Academy for Young Scholars for students who matriculated after Grade 10. The purpose was to understand parents' perspectives…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Adolescents, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Attitudes
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2008
This publication welcomes potential students and their parents to the American Association of Community Colleges' (AACC's) Fall 2008 college fairs to learn about U.S. community colleges and study opportunities in the United States. U.S. location of participating colleges at Asia 2008 Fairs (map), overview of programs/majors offered at each college…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Community Colleges, Exhibits
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Wartman, Katherine Lynk, Ed.; Savage, Marjorie, Ed. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2008
This monograph is divided into three main sections: theoretical grounding, student identity, and implications. The first section, theoretical grounding of parental involvement, looks at the reasons parents today are more likely to be involved in their students' lives and then reviews the literature of K-12 education and compares that information…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, College Students, Parent Student Relationship, Parent School Relationship
US Department of Education, 2007
This booklet provides a variety of checklists to assist parents with their children's learning process and needs from the time they are in preschool to high school, as they begin to consider options for college. Examples of checklists include: Know What Your Preschooler Needs; Watch for School Resources; Partner with Teachers and Counselors; and…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Parent Student Relationship, School Readiness, Preschool Children
Goodrick, Joel – Education Partnerships, Inc., 2007
With many of today's high school students having the opportunity to be the first in their families to attend college, parents undoubtedly feel the stress of making sure that their son/daughter is fully prepared to enter this phase of their life. Making the transition from high school to college can be overwhelming for both parents and students.…
Descriptors: Parent Student Relationship, College Preparation, College Bound Students, Educational Resources
National Education Association Research Department, 2006
In a recent survey, parents and middle school students reported that they are challenged by the demands of homework. Responses to the survey, titled "The Great Homework Divide," indicate that students and their parents are struggling to adjust to the middle school workload, which can be both heavier and more varied than previously experienced by…
Descriptors: Parents, Homework, Middle Schools, Middle School Students
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