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Thompson, Pamela W. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The disproportional representation of Black students in special education has been an issue of concern for many years in the United States. A review of the literature illustrates the struggle of African American children in the American educational system: from the Civil Rights Movement and desegregation to the re-segregation of these same…
Descriptors: African American Students, Parent Attitudes, Special Education, Disproportionate Representation
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Pahic, Tea; Vidovic, Vlasta Vizek; Miljevic-Ridicki, Renata – Journal of Research in International Education, 2011
This article compares Roma and mainstream parents' involvement in the education of their children, based on Epstein's six-dimensional model of parent-school partnership. The survey was conducted in Croatia on two sub-samples: 60 Roma parents and 908 mainstream parents. Results suggest that Roma parents show lower interest in participating in…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Parent School Relationship
Houston Independent School District, 2016
The Title I, Part A program is designed to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and achieve, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic achievement standards and assessments. The program's goal is accomplished by providing supplemental funding for educational…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Parent Participation
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Yull, Denise; Wilson, Marguerite; Murray, Carla; Parham, Lawrence – School Community Journal, 2018
Parents' involvement in their children's education is widely understood as a key component of educational success. However, schools typically expect parents to engage with the school system in ways consistent with White, middle-class parenting and behavioral norms and in ways that are deferential to the school's agenda. In this article, we report…
Descriptors: Racial Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Mentors
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2019
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, communities and is disseminated at the semiannual government-to-government meetings. The New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) is…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, American Indian Education, Educational Legislation, Public Education
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Joseph, Gathua; Muthee, Jessica – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The purpose of the study was to examine the effects of parent's involvement in education on the academic performance of the mentally retarded learners in primary schools of selected schools in Thika Municipality, Kiambu County. The objectives of the study was to determine whether cultural beliefs among the parents affects the enrolments of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Parent Role, Parent Participation
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Zedan, Raed F. – School Community Journal, 2012
This study examined parent involvement in children's education among the Israeli Arab population and the degree of influence of various background factors on their involvement. The correlations between parent involvement and pupil achievement were examined in relation to the characteristics of the pupils (i.e., age, gender). About 400 parents…
Descriptors: Arabs, Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Sawyer, Mary – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2015
"Parent involvement" is an umbrella term for activities characterized by varying levels of frequency, response effort, and types of settings in which they occur. Parent involvement in a child's education can occur in a variety of school-related contexts, including helping with homework and supporting academic development at home. It…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Models, Elementary Secondary Education
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Adistie, Fanny; Lumbantobing, Valentina B. M.; Maryam, Nenden Nur Asriyani – Child Care in Practice, 2020
Purpose: The response of each child to terminal illness treatment is highly individual. This will certainly affect the level and type of perceived needs. This study is conducted to examine the needs of children with terminal illness from the perspective of nurses and parents. Method: A qualitative descriptive study was conducted in this research.…
Descriptors: Children, Terminal Illness, Nurses, Parent Attitudes
Dilworth, Kimyata D. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The research entitled, "An Exploratory Study of Parental Involvement and Technology: Their place in Early Childhood Education," is an exploratory study of the impact of parental involvement and technology on student readiness for and success in early childhood education. Early home life and parental experiences play a very important role…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Urban Areas, Parent Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education
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Noel, Amber; Stark, Patrick; Redford, Jeremy – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
This report presents data on students in the United States attending kindergarten through grade 12. The main focus of the report is on parent and family involvement in the students' education during the 2011-12 school year as reported by the students' parents. It also includes the percentage of students who participated in selected family…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Parents as Teachers
Hubbard, Jeanne Darby – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Parent involvement in children's education has long been accepted, as a positively linked variable in their children's educational achievement, and it has been part of general education law in the United States since 1965. Parent Involvement research in public, private, home and charter school often focuses on student outcomes as the primary…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Social Capital, School Choice, Family School Relationship
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Noel, Amber; Stark, Patrick; Redford, Jeremy – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
This report presents data on students in the United States attending kindergarten through grade 12. The main focus of the report is on parent and family involvement in the students' education during the 2011-12 school year as reported by the students' parents. It also includes the percentage of students who participated in family activities, as…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Family Involvement, Parent School Relationship, Parent Conferences
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
Moran, John Gerard – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore how some parents of AA students in SPED in a large, urban school district in California view SPED, their child's placement into SPED, and their involvement with their children's education. A mixed methods approach was employed via six parent interviews and a survey of twenty-three parents. Major findings:…
Descriptors: African American Students, Special Education, Urban Schools, Parent Attitudes
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