The Parent-Involvement Disconnect Revisited

November 2006
Principal;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p6
The article looks at communication between parents and educators and examines a survey by a Parent Institute national survey that compared parents' and educators' thoughts on the role of parents in their childrens' learning. The survey found there was a difference of opinion concerning issues such as parent's reading to their children, discipline in the home, and homework help. The article also discusses how principals can decrease a parent-involvement disconnect.


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