Is Parent Involvement Still Important?

Wherry, John H.
March 2007
Principal;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p8
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.


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