TITLE

Is Parent Involvement Still Important?

AUTHOR(S)
Wherry, John H.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Principal;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a survey of educators that found that they are so busy testing and worrying about how to raise test scores that they are unable to address parent involvement. The author claims that educators do know how to address parent involvement. Citing the Coleman report of 1966 which found that differences in families were much more important than differences in schools, the author argues that parent involvement must become part of the plan for better schools.
ACCESSION #
24159087

 

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