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Porter, Tenelle J. – Journal of Moral Education, 2013
In the USA, civic involvement in adolescence includes political and nonpolitical activities. Given that identities can motivate behavior, how do political and moral identities relate to civic activity choices? In this study, high school students ("N" = 1578) were surveyed about their political and nonpolitical civic actions and their…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Self Concept, Political Attitudes, Citizenship Education
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Lin, Joyce; Litkowski, Ellen; Schmerold, Katrina; Elicker, Jim; Schmitt, Sara A.; Purpura, David J. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Parent involvement in children's education has been linked to positive academic and behavioral outcomes. Home-based involvement is especially important for those who may face barriers to being involved at school. Teachers and school directors can encourage home learning activities, but research examining parent-educator communication…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Interpersonal Communication, Parent Participation, Preschool Children
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Hutchinson, Nancy L.; Pyle, Angela; Villeneuve, Michelle; Dods, Jennifer; Dalton, C. J.; Minnes, Patricia – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2014
Research has shown the benefits of parent involvement for student participation in education. Parent advocacy is a critical form of involvement by parents for children who are young, have disabilities, and are making transitions. Studies have classified forms of parent advocacy but have not illuminated the components necessary for effective parent…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Parent Role, Transitional Programs, Developmental Disabilities
Barrows, Samuel; Cheng, Albert; Peterson, Paul E.; West, Martin R. – Program on Education Policy and Governance, 2017
This first report of charter school parents' perceptions based on nationally representative samples finds that charter parents, as compared with parents from district schools, are less likely to see serious problems at their children's school, report more extensive communications with the school, and are more satisfied with most aspects of the…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Charter Schools, National Surveys, Parent Surveys
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Park, Sira; Holloway, Susan D. – Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Numerous studies have investigated the utility of the Hoover-Dempsey and Sandler (HDS) model for predicting parents' involvement in students' education. Yet, the model has yet to be thoroughly evaluated with respect to youth who are (a) in high school and (b) from sociodemographically diverse families. Using a nationally representative sample of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Adolescents, Student Diversity, Socioeconomic Status
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Wang, Yiji; Deng, Ciping; Yang, Xiangdong – School Psychology International, 2016
Parental involvement in children's education is a critical factor associated with children's socio-emotional and educational outcomes. However, low parental involvement occurs more often among economically disadvantaged families. It is unclear what mechanisms may explain the association between family economic status and parents' educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Income, Socioeconomic Status, Parent Participation
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2020
This compliance report provides information regarding American Indian students' public school performance and how performance is measured. This information is shared with legislators, educators, tribes, and communities and is disseminated at the semiannual government-to-government meetings. The New Mexico Public Education Department (NM PED) is…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, American Indian Education, Educational Legislation, Public Education
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Dynia, Jaclyn M.; Purtell, Kelly M.; Justice, Laura M.; Pratt, Amy S.; Hijlkema, Maria J. – Early Education and Development, 2020
This study provides a broad, macro-analysis of how the home literacy environment (HLE) manifests among Mayan families with preschool-aged children in Yucatan, Mexico. Despite a substantial body of work showing the significant contribution of the HLE to children's reading achievement in the U.S., little work examines the HLE and children's learning…
Descriptors: Maya (People), Family Literacy, Family Environment, Preschool Children
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Daruwala, Iris – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
This study investigates the extent to which there is a typology of families who move to a new neighborhood so their child can attend a particular school. By conducting a Latent Class Analysis with a nationally representative dataset, the NHES Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey (n=2,693), I determine there are four significantly…
Descriptors: Migration, Family (Sociological Unit), School Choice, Classification
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Hornby, Garry; Witte, Chrystal – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2010
A critical factor in the success of inclusive schools is effective parent involvement in the education of children with special educational needs. This article reports the results of a survey of the practice of parent involvement in inclusive primary schools in a large city in New Zealand. Interviews were conducted with 21 primary school…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Urban Schools, Parent School Relationship, Foreign Countries
Takemoto, Cheryl Rei – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study draws from general parent involvement research and subtopics in the areas of parent advocacy in special education, parent leadership in both regular and special education, and models of parent involvement. Much of the existing research is concerned with understanding the problem and importance of Latino parent involvement in education…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Parent Participation, Special Education, Advocacy
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Ünlü, Emre; Vuran, Sezgin; Diken, Ibrahim Halil – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
Discrete Trial Training (DTT) is one of many scientific based practices used in the education of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It is seen that many evidence based practices are limited to the studies conducted by universities and cannot become widespread. Involvement of parents in their children's education processes and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Behavior Modification
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Addi-Raccah, Audrey; Friedman, Noa – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Parents' collective involvement in their children's education takes the form of holding leadership positions in schools. Employing the concept of liminality, which is used in anthropological and sociological approaches, the purpose of this paper is to explore the features of parent leadership in schools (PLS). Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Parent Role, School Administration, Principals, Entrepreneurship
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Johnson, Melissa L. – Honors in Practice, 2018
Countless articles in the news, combined with colorful anecdotes from faculty and staff, share common complaints about helicopters, lawnmowers, bulldozers, and snowplows--not transportation options on campus but rather parents of college students who stay actively involved in their students' lives. Honors faculty and administrators are tempted to…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Higher Education
White, Teresa E. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this correlational quantitative research study was to assess some of the challenges associated with parents providing early literacy learning to children age three and four in the southeastern United States. Young children experience rapid brain development during the first 5 years of life. When the period of development lacks adult…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Young Children, Brain, Child Development
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