What Do Parents Need To Know?
Tags: PARENT participation in education; EDUCATION -- United States; PARENTS -- United States; PARENT participation in school administration; STUDENTS -- Rating of; SCHOOLS -- United States; CHILDREN -- United States; LEARNING
- Tensions, Contradictions, and Resistance: An Activist's
Reflection of the Struggles of Latino Parents in the Public
School System. Olivos, Edward M. // High School Journal;Apr/May2004, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p25
Substantial literature suggests that parent participation is beneficial to student success. Latino parents, however, have traditionally been underrepresented in their children's schools. Historically, this phenomenon has been explicated using deficit perspectives which have viewed Latino parents...
- NCLB Rules for Parent Involvement. // Gifted Child Today;Winter2007, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p6
The article discusses rules on parent involvement in children's education developed by the U.S. No Child Left Behind Act. They include distribution of an annual report card on the performance of schools and information about effective parent-involvement practices. Strong parent-school...
- `Parents are always the constant'. Deanes, James // Education Week;10/5/94, Vol. 14 Issue 5, A Family Plan p30
Reports on the need for parents and the community's participation in all aspects of schooling. Benefits of parent's involvement in children's education; Increase in graduation rates; Chicago, Illinois' creation of a Local School Council to govern each school; Council members; Council's key...
- `Parents will need to own the task'. Comer, James P. // Education Week;10/5/94, Vol. 14 Issue 5, A Family Plan p32
Reports on parent-involvement in the Yale Child Study Center School Development Program. Participatory school management; Children's developmental pathways; Importance of parents' interaction with children from birth to school-age; Critical task of elementary schools.
- Fund-Raising Hell. Borek, Jennifer Gerdes // Education Week;11/10/99, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p42
Offers observations on parental involvement in schools. Views on parents who are recruited to sell gifties to raise money for peripheral items; Implication of parents' involvement in the process of educating their children; How children would win a better prize.
- Parent Participation In the Schools. Corner, James P. // Phi Delta Kappan;Feb86, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p442
The article reflects on the issue of parent participation in the schools in the U.S. As stated, given the complexity of the modern world, today's students need more help of adults that children in the past. It states that following programs in the schools that involve parents effectively can...
- Supporting children's literacy growth: Tips for parents. // Reading Today;Dec2003/Jan2004, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p16
Presents tips for parents on supporting the literacy growth of their children in the U.S. Advantages of placing books and newspapers in different parts of the house; Benefits of using printed materials in teaching a child; Praises that could be given for a child's attempts at reading and writing.
- `The missing link'. Hooper-Briar, Katharine // Education Week;10/5/94, Vol. 14 Issue 5, A Family Plan p32
Relates a parent's involvement in the Referral and Information Network (RAIN). Representation of low-income immigrant parents in Florida; Assistance to teachers; Teaching of proper decorum; Organization of licebuster group, homework club and absenteeism outreach strategy; Role of parents in the...
- Parent power moves mountains in some schools, but in others mom and dad are often absent. Bowser, Andrew // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/3/94, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p17
Discusses parent involvement in public schools in New Orleans, Louisiana. Parents' volunteer work in school offices, bookstores, Parent-Teacher Organization registration booths, school dances and fund-raisers; Parents' home support; Description of activities of parents in several schools in the...