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Stitt, Nichole M.; Brooks, Nancy J. – Schools: Studies in Education, 2014
Policy statements of the last two decades have directed schools to enter into partnerships with parents to enhance the social, emotional, and academic growth of their children. However, in practice and scholarship, parental involvement has been constructed as attendance to school-based activities and needs. This article draws on data from an…
Descriptors: Parents, Parent Participation, Case Studies, One Parent Family
Education Excellence Partnership, Washington, DC. – 2000
The Spanish-language booklet lists ways that parents, employers, teachers, administrators, principals, and grandparents, neighbors, and concerned citizens can help America reach the National Educational Goals. First, the booklet summarizes the National Education Goals in the areas of school readiness; school completion; student achievement and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrators, Educational Attitudes, Educational Improvement
Perkinson, Kathryn – 1996
Parents can awaken their children to the joy of learning by encouraging their imagination and curiosity. This booklet is one in a series of topical books written to help parents encourage children to study, learn, and stay in school. All of the books in this series tie in with the National Education Goals for the year 2000. This booklet addresses…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Books, Childhood Interests
Landsverk, Ruth Anne – 1995
This parents' and teachers' guide presents ways that parents and families of elementary and high school students can become involved in their children's academic progress and can enhance conditions for development of all children in their community. Topics covered in this issue are family involvement, family centers, homeless children, family…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Homeless People
Fromboluti, Carol Sue, Ed. – Early Childhood Update, 1998
This document consists of the four issues of a newsletter published during 1996-1998. This newsletter provides a periodic update on the activities of the Early Childhood Research Working Group (ECRWG), organized in 1995 by the U.S. Department of Education and other federal government departments and agencies to promote interagency cooperation and…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy
Kreep, Gary G. – Crisis in Education, 1998
Every state has accepted Goals 2000 money in some form. This paper discusses what comes along with it, noting that the Goals 2000 Parents as Teachers program sounds wonderful, but many aspects have little to do with teaching and instead invade family privacy to classify students as at-risk (and thus allow the school district to receive more…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Influence
Boals, Beverly G.; And Others – 1995
Project REAL was designed to address Goal 1 of the Educate America Act. Four major components were: (1) the identification of pregnant and/or parenting teens; (2) the enrollment of those identified into parental services, life skills and parenting classes; (3) weekly visits in the home to provide assistance with developmentally appropriate needs…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Early Parenthood, High School Students, High Schools