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Brown, Christopher P.; Englehardt, Joanna; Ku, Da Hei; Barry, David P. – Elementary School Journal, 2019
Over the last 2 decades, policymakers' standards-based accountability reforms in the United States, such as the No Child Left Behind Act, have fundamentally changed public schooling in general and kindergarten specifically. As this has occurred, little is known about how families make sense of these changes in schooling. By sharing findings from a…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Family Attitudes, Educational Change, Accountability
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Struckmeyer, Kristopher M.; Roberts, Emily; Gordon, Sarah R.; Raczkoski, Brandon M.; Singh, Chitra – Journal of Extension, 2019
Oklahoma Extension educators encountered barriers related to trainings and program delivery for a caregiver education program produced by Oklahoma State University Extension. Oklahoma family and consumer sciences educators were interviewed about perceived barriers to attending trainings and delivering the program. Findings indicated that staff…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Caregiver Training, Barriers, State Universities
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Lewis, Kendra M.; Borba, John; Hill, Russell D.; Miller, JoLynn C. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Youths and parents in the California 4-H program have reported issues with communication and challenges in understanding the program. As a result, we developed a family handbook and other supporting documents to help youths and parents navigate the California 4-H program. This article addresses the development, dissemination, and reach of the…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, State Programs, Agricultural Education, Organizational Communication
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Piotrowski, Chris – Alabama Counseling Association Journal, 2012
Research on the topic of cyber-bullying has proliferated over the past decade, particularly on its impact on children through adolescents. Thus, it would be of interest to examine the scope and extent of research interest on the topic in scholarly publications. This paper reports on a reference citation analysis of the database PsycINFO, using the…
Descriptors: Violence, Risk, Bullying, Citation Analysis
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Natti, Jouko; Anttila, Timo; Tammelin, Mia – Journal of Family Issues, 2012
The industrial working-time regime is dissolving--not dramatically, but rather as a trend. A new trend is that those in dynamic sectors and in a good labor market position work long hours: Demanding knowledge work appears to require the marginalization of private life. This study investigates the family situation of knowledge workers, the…
Descriptors: Working Hours, Labor Market, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
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Brannon, Diana – Journal of Service-Learning in Higher Education, 2013
Pre-service elementary education teachers conducted family nights with children and families considered "high need". The family nights were designed to help build preservice teachers' sense of self-efficacy regarding parent involvement and working with low-income children and families with limited English proficiency. The project…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Parent Participation, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Hockersmith, Luciana D. – Journal of Extension, 2013
Many programs in Extension deal with sensitive issues; however, one issue that seems to be comfortably omitted is sexuality education. How can Extension address this issue? This article highlights existing sensitive issues already addressed in Extension programs and offers a challenge to examine the situation for the benefit of individuals,…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Sex Education, Youth Programs, Family Influence
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Kahraman, Pinar Bagçeli – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
Presently the family participation, which is considered as an important part of the education, makes a huge contribution to the whole education of the children. Therefore it is necessary to know the views and the attitudes of the teacher candidates especially before they become teachers and accordingly they should be supported regarding the family…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Family Involvement
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Cole, Patricia M.; Johnson, Kit – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 2012
The purpose of this article is to encourage family therapists to become more interested in family business practice. It does so in three ways: (a) highlighting the number of therapists already involved in family business issues; (b) showing the parallels between family business and family therapy by applying family business research findings to…
Descriptors: Business, Family Counseling, Therapy, Allied Health Personnel
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Palacios, Jesús; Rolock, Nancy; Selwyn, Julie; Barbosa-Ducharne, Maria – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Purpose: A rich and heterogeneous body of knowledge about adoption breakdown has accumulated in recent years. The goal of this article is to review the existing research literature on the topic. Method: A comprehensive review of journal articles, book chapters, and technical reports addressing the issue of adoption breakdown was conducted.…
Descriptors: Adoption, Failure, Individual Characteristics, Parent Child Relationship
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McCullough, Ruanda Garth; Reyes, Sharon Adelman – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2010
This article explores the benefits and challenges of a Spanish language immersion preschool from the perspective of a non-Spanish speaking African American family. Data explored include the decision to enroll, reactions from peers and family, home-school communication issues, language development, and family involvement. In addition,…
Descriptors: African American Children, Preschool Children, Language Acquisition, Family Involvement
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Plano Clark, Vicki L.; Huddleston-Casas, Catherine A.; Churchill, Susan L.; Green, Denise O'Neil; Garrett, Amanda L. – Journal of Family Issues, 2008
The complex phenomena of interest to family scientists require the use of quantitative and qualitative approaches. Researchers across the social sciences are now turning to mixed methods designs that combine these two approaches. Mixed methods research has great promise for addressing family science topics, but only if researchers understand the…
Descriptors: Methods Research, Social Sciences, Scientists, Researchers
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Byrne, Anne; O'Mahony, Deirdre – Journal of Family Issues, 2012
In this article, the authors explore the consequences of an American 1930s classic anthropological study for a contemporary rural community in the west of Ireland. The contribution of family, kin, and community relations to sustaining a rural way of life was the primary focus of Arensberg and Kimball's study of Irish farm families published as…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Rural Areas, Community Relations, Foreign Countries
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Mangual Figueroa, Ariana – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2016
This article draws from a 23-month ethnographic study conducted in mixed-status Mexican homes to detail the particular methodological concerns that arise when conducting research within these legally complex and vulnerable families. Specifically, the analysis illustrates when and why undocumented parents in one focal family asked the ethnographer…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Undocumented Immigrants, Ethnography, Research Methodology
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Canavan, John – Journal of Family Issues, 2012
In Ireland, historically and in the current era, family has been a central concern for society and the State. This article provides a descriptive overview of family life in Ireland and of major family-related changes over the past 40 years. It presents a general framework of analysis within which these changes can be understood, considers the…
Descriptors: Family Life, Parent Child Relationship, Foreign Countries, Guidelines
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