Addressing the Decline of Parent Involvement in Middle School

Brannon, Diana
November 2007
Principal;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p62
The article focuses on the importance of parent involvement in middle school education and presents ideas from principals for how to change this. It is noted that students have wished that their parents were more involved with school and that parents sometimes feel alienated from education. It is suggested that events for fathers to get involved are successful as are tasks where students must work with their parents to finish an accomplishment.


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