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Cavendish, Wendy; Connor, David – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2018
This mixed-methods study examined perspectives on factors that influence meaningful student and parent involvement in Individualized Education Program (IEP) transition planning. Survey data and open-ended qualitative interviews with urban high school students with a learning disability (LD; n = 16), their parents (n = 9), and their teachers (n =…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Individualized Education Programs, Parent Participation, Student Participation
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Palomin, Leticia – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2020
This qualitative study examines Latina/o/x parents' perceptions and involvement in the pre-college process from the South Texas border region. Researchers have expressed student success and the likelihood of students pursuing postsecondary education is dependent on the level of parent involvement. As student demographics and enrollment rates…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, High School Students, Parent Participation, Parent Attitudes
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Anthony, Christopher James; Ogg, Julia – School Psychology, 2019
Although there is evidence to suggest that parent involvement (PI) in children's education positively impacts their academic success, the mechanisms of this effect are less well studied. One potential mechanism is a set of student-level motivational and behavioral factors labeled approaches to learning (ATL). The purpose of the current study was…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Motivation, Family School Relationship, Teaching Methods
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Kutelu, Bukola Olaronke; Olowe, Peter Kayode – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
Primary school education in Nigeria is seen as very important and available to all. In order to fully accomplish its goals effectively, the Federal Government of Nigeria welcomes the involvement of voluntary agencies, private individuals and parents especially in this level of education. Accordingly, this study assessed the level of parents'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Hornby, Garry; Blackwell, Ian – Educational Review, 2018
The article on barriers to parental involvement in education that was published in "Educational Review" in 2011 has been surprisingly widely read and cited. The article was prompted by concern over the apparent gap between the rhetoric and reality of parental involvement evident in preceding years. It presented a model which discussed…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Barriers, Elementary Schools
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Zambrana, Katherine A.; Hart, Katie C.; Maharaj, Andre; Cheatham-Johnson, Randi J.; Waguespack, Angela – School Psychology, 2019
Objective: Grounded in Hoover-Dempsey and Sandler's theoretical model of parents' motivations for involvement in their children's education, the aim of this study was to examine the associations between Latino parents' perceptions of involvement and the home literacy environment, as well as children's oral reading fluency (ORF). We further…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Parent Participation, Family Literacy, Oral Reading
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Parsons, Matthew Wesley; Shim, Jenna Min – English Language Teaching, 2019
This study reports the findings from an exploration of K-12 administrators in a rural state about how they can more effectively engage and involve families of English language learners (ELLs). The guiding questions for this study are: (1) How does the role of administrators influence the engagement and involvement of ELL parents within K-12…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Parent Participation, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education
Education Commission of the States, 2018
Business leaders in Louisiana cannot find the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) talent they need to stay competitive. Students' lagging performance in K-12 is a critical reason why. The good news is that the nation's most effective STEM education programs can help turn the tide. Louisiana students have made some progress in…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Demand Occupations, Mathematics Achievement
Horvat, Erin McNamara; Baugh, David E. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2015
Expectations for parent involvement in their children's education have risen dramatically over the last 20 years. The demands now placed on parents to evaluate and select educational options for their children, to act as advocates for their children, and to support increasingly demanding academic standards have never been greater. Strong…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Advocacy, Family School Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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Yuen, Mantak; Yau, Flora S. Y.; Tsui, Joe Y. C.; Shao, Shirley S. Y.; Tsang, Joseph C. T.; Lee, Brian S. F. – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2019
The authors provide an overview of past and present trends in career guidance, career education, and vocational training in Hong Kong. Particular attention is given to evaluating career education policies and how these have evolved and affected practices in secondary schools over the past few decades. Topics also covered within the paper include…
Descriptors: Career Education, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Career Counseling
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Wilson, Damali M.; Gross, Deborah – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Parents' involvement in their children's education is integral to academic success. Several education-based organizations have identified recommendations for how parents can best support their children's learning. However, executive functioning (EF), a high-ordered cognitive skill set, contributes to the extent to which parents can…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Executive Function, Literature Reviews, Cognitive Ability
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Goldsmith, Jill S.; Robinson Kurpius, Sharon E. – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Latinos, particularly Mexican immigrants, are the fastest-growing population in the United States but lag behind others in educational attainment. Parent involvement in their child's education has been linked to positive student academic outcomes, but few studies have focused specifically on Latino/a parents. To identify and promote culturally…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Empowerment, Mexicans, Immigrants
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016: Supplementary Restricted-Use Geocode Data for the Parent and Family Involvement in Education, Early Childhood Program Participation, and Adult Training and Education Surveys are available through an NCES restricted-use data license. Variables are drawn from administrative and survey data from…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, National Surveys, Parent Participation, Family Involvement
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Jigyel, Karma; Miller, Judith A.; Mavropoulou, Sofia; Berman, Jeanette – Australasian Journal of Special and Inclusive Education, 2019
This paper reports the findings from a study investigating Bhutanese parents' involvement in supporting their children with special educational needs (SEN) in schooling. The interaction between the parents themselves in supporting each other was also explored. Individual interviews were conducted with 26 parents (13 fathers and 13 mothers) of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Children, Parents
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Avendano, Sarah M.; Cho, Eunsoo – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2020
Parent involvement in a child's education has been demonstrated to increase child maintenance and generalization of skills taught in early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) settings to their home environments, improve parent-child relationships, and decrease parent stress. Parent coaching is a way to support parents' development of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Stress Variables, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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