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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
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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
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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
Silva, Paloma N.; Maricle, Denise E. – Communique, 2021
Spina bifida (SB) refers to a subgroup of congenital defects where the neural tube fails to fuse, often resulting in a protruding spinal cord. This is often due to a defect or absence of vertebral arches resulting from a failure of the mesoderm to organize over the region of the defect. SB occurs during gestation between the third and sixth week…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Students with Disabilities, School Psychologists, Role
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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Anderson, Kellie J.; Minke, Kathleen M. – Journal of Educational Research, 2007
Parent involvement (PI) in education is associated with positive outcomes for students; however, little is known about how parents decide to be involved in children's education. On the basis of the K. V. Hoover-Dempsey and H. M. Sandler (1995, 1997) model of parent decision making, the authors examined the relationship among 4 parent variables…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2018
In compliance with the Indian Education Act (NMSA1976 Section 22), the purpose of the Tribal Education Status Report (TESR) is to inform stakeholders of the Public Education Department's (PED) current initiatives specific to American Indian students and their educational progress. This report examines both the current conditions and recent trends…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, American Indian Education, Educational Legislation, Public Education
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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
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
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
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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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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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Marschall, Melissa J.; Shah, Paru R. – Urban Education, 2020
This study compares what schools are doing to engage parents and analyzes the efficacy of these initiatives across predominantly Black, Latino, and White schools. Using the National Center for Education Statistics's (NCES) Schools and Staffing Surveys (SASS, 1999-2004), we specify a model that accounts both for factors associated with school…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Educational Policy, Program Effectiveness, Minority Groups
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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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