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Herman, Keith C.; Reinke, Wendy M. – Grantee Submission, 2017
For children with the most serious and persistent academic and behavior problems, parent involvement in education, particularly teacher perceptions of involvement, is essential to avert their expected long-term negative outcomes. Despite the widespread interest in and perceived importance of parent involvement in education, however, few…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Parent Participation, Randomized Controlled Trials, Program Effectiveness
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McNeal, Ralph B., Jr. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Previous research shows inconsistent relationships between parent involvement and academic achievement and often asks why such inconsistencies occur. The research proposes a theoretical model that separates parent involvement into those practices linking parents to children and those practices linking parents to other adults in the school…
Descriptors: Correlation, Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Parent Child Relationship
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Simmons, Andrew N. – NACADA Journal, 2008
With concern over parental involvement in students' academic lives on the rise, research is needed to provide guidance for advisors and parents. In this article, student-parent interactions about academic and career decisions are examined. Data come from the Brown University Office of Institutional Research and semi-structured interviews with…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Interviews, Parent School Relationship, Career Choice
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Dallavis, Christian – Journal of Catholic Education, 2014
This article draws from a larger dissertation study that applied ethnographic and historical research methods to explore the intersection of culturally responsive pedagogy and Catholic schooling in immigrant communities. In particular, this article presents qualitative data analysis to describe student achievement expectations at a contemporary…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Immigrants, Cultural Activities, Caring
Sun, Letao – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Transitioning from elementary school to middle school can be a difficult time for many adolescents. It is a period often correlated with a decline in students' academic achievement, perceptions of performance, potential, and value in schooling. Research has shown evidence that parents' involvement in their children's education significantly…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Science Achievement, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
Moradi Sheykhjan, Tohid – Online Submission, 2015
The purpose of the study was to find out the significance of health education strategies for coping with academic stress. Comprehensive health education strategies for coping with academic stress can help students obtain the greatest benefits from education and become healthy and productive adults .One child out of four has an emotional, social,…
Descriptors: Health Education, Coping, Stress Management, Well Being
Bright, Lisa M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Studies have examined methods of communication between home and school and the resulting impact on parents' satisfaction and students' academic achievement. However, there is insufficient information concerning the use of technology to support parental involvement, especially in the area of social media. Drawing from overlapping spheres of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Surveys, Parents, Elementary School Curriculum
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Miller, Hannah; Robinson, Michelle; Valentine, Jessa Lewis; Fish, Rachel – American Journal of Education, 2016
Strong parent-teacher relationships are critical to students' academic success. Mismatches in parents' and teachers' perceptions of each other may negatively affect children's outcomes. Using survey data collected from parents and teachers in 52 low-income, predominantly Latino schools, we explore subgroup variation in parents' and teachers'…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Surveys, Low Income Groups, Hispanic Americans
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Harper, Casandra E.; Sax, Linda J.; Wolf, De'Sha S. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2012
This study examined the relationship between parental contact (frequency of student-parent communication) and involvement (parents' interest and/or involvement in students' academic progress and decision-making) with college students' personal, social, and academic development. Parental involvement accounted for over two-thirds of the significant…
Descriptors: College Students, Social Class, Parent Participation, Academic Achievement
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McCormick, Meghan P.; Cappella, Elise; O'Connor, Erin E.; Hill, Jennifer; McClowry, Sandee G. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
A wide and rich body of literature has identified the family as the key context influencing children's development. In response, school districts and policymakers have sought to engage parents in children's learning, particularly low-income families. Meta-analyses conclude that efforts to engage low-income parents do improve students' academic…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Parent Participation, Intervention
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Houri, Alaa K.; Thayer, Andrew J.; Cook, Clayton R. – School Psychology, 2019
Parental behavioral and relational engagement in school include components of trust, communication, and respect that are positively predictive of student academic success. Parents who report high levels of trust with their child's teacher are more likely to be involved in school and related programs and events. Direct teacher-parent communication…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Family School Relationship, Intervention, Feedback (Response)
Allen-Drewry, Lisa M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this Delphi study was to explore single-parent nontraditional student experiences within nontraditional university classroom environments and to determine methods for providing better support within the classroom setting. Methodology: The Delphi technique was conducted through 3 survey rounds to explore ways professors and…
Descriptors: One Parent Family, Nontraditional Students, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Canny, Angela; Hamilton, Miriam – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This article explores how a formal state examination system operates as a tool which enables the cultural reproduction of the middle classes in an increasingly market-driven education system in Ireland. It is based on a study of a group of final-year girls approaching the high-stakes terminal Leaving Certificate examination. The success of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advantaged, Middle Class Culture, Exit Examinations
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Lam, Yuen Yi; Chan, Joanne Chung Yan – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2017
This study compared the effects of social persuasion from parents and teachers on students' self-efficacy in reading comprehension in English as a foreign language. Ninety-nine Grade 8 Chinese students in a secondary school in Hong Kong completed a questionnaire with six scenarios which tapped their self-efficacy after receiving positive and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Reading Comprehension, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Gniewosz, Burkhard; Noack, Peter – Contemporary Educational Psychology, 2012
The present research addresses processes involved in academic value transmission within family. Drawing on expectancy x value and social learning theory, a two-wave longitudinal study based on data from 1014 students, 878 mothers, and 748 fathers was conducted to examine the mechanisms of parental influence. Structural equation modeling provided…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Socialization, Student Attitudes, Structural Equation Models
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