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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
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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Pizzolato, Jane Elizabeth; Hicklen, Sherrell – Journal of College Student Development, 2011
There is evidence of a surge in parent involvement in postsecondary education, and some scholarship suggests that this high level of parent involvement may inhibit epistemological development. Despite these claims, there is little empirical evidence on the level or impact of parent involvement during the college years. The aim of this research was…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Parent Child Relationship, Parent School Relationship
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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Calzada, Esther J.; Huang, Keng-Yen; Hernandez, Miguel; Soriano, Erika; Acra, C. Francoise; Dawson-McClure, Spring; Kamboukos, Dimitra; Brotman, Laurie – Urban Education, 2015
Parent involvement is a robust predictor of academic achievement, but little is known about school- and home-based involvement in immigrant families. Drawing on ecological theories, the present study examined contextual characteristics as predictors of parent involvement among Afro-Caribbean and Latino parents of young students in urban public…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Family Characteristics, Predictor Variables, Family Involvement
Oyerinde, Bolanle Adenike – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Low involvement of African American parents in middle school education is a concern in a school district in the southeastern United States. The purpose of this quantitative study was to investigate the relationships between the explanatory variables of parental involvement, socioeconomic status, and level of education, and the achievement of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Parent Participation, Mathematics Achievement, African American Students
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Zablotsky, Benjamin; Boswell, Katelyn; Smith, Christopher – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2012
Parental school involvement and satisfaction are unstudied in families raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). To fill this gap, the current study utilized a national sample of families (N = 8,978) from the 2007 Parent and Family Involvement in Education survey (U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education…
Descriptors: Parents, Autism, Correlation, School Counselors
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Reynolds, Arthur J.; Ou, Suh-Ruu; Mondi, Christina F.; Hayakawa, Momoko – Child Development, 2017
This article describes the contributions of cognitive-scholastic advantage, family support behavior, and school quality and support as processes through which early childhood interventions promote well-being. Evidence in support of these processes is from longitudinal cohort studies of the Child-Parent Centers and other preventive interventions…
Descriptors: Child Development, Well Being, Prevention, Intervention
Shaw, Suzanne B. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study focused on a suburban elementary school experiencing significant growth in its Hispanic population over the last decade. Hispanic student achievement in mathematics as measured by state tests lagged behind that of European American students in the school. The literature revealed a positive relationship between parent involvement in…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Performance Factors, Suburban Schools, Elementary Education
Erdener, Mehmet Akif – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Parent involvement has an influence on children's educational engagement during the elementary years. The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of rural Turkish parents about their involvement in schooling with elementary school students based on Epstein's (1995) six types of parental involvement (parenting, communicating,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Elementary Education
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Shiffman, Catherine Dunn – School Community Journal, 2013
This article explores linkages between adult educator practices and the parent involvement needs of adult students with school-age children. A comparative case study examined the knowledge, experiential, self-efficacy, and social capital dimensions of adult educator practices that inform parent involvement efforts. One English as a Second Language…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Adult Students, Adult Educators, Comparative Analysis
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Rodriguez, Raymond J.; Elbaum, Batya – Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Research suggests a positive relationship between schools' efforts to engage parents and parents' involvement in their child's education. The authors investigated school socioeconomic status, school size, grade level, and student-teacher ratio as predictors of schools' efforts to engage parents of students receiving special education services. The…
Descriptors: Role Perception, Teacher Student Ratio, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation
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Levine, Kathryn A.; Sutherland, Dawn – Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2013
Parent involvement in children's education remains one of the most significant predictors for children's academic achievement. This finding generally holds across the range of social group categories including race, culture, class, and family structure. However, relatively little research has been conducted on parental involvement in children's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent Attitudes
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Redford, Jeremy; Battle, Danielle; Bielick, Stacey – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
Since 1999, the National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES), conducted by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the Institute of Education Sciences, has collected nationally representative data that can be used to estimate the number of homeschooled students in the United States. This report…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Educational Attainment, National Surveys, Student Characteristics
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