TITLE

Throwing the Baby Out with the Bathwater?

AUTHOR(S)
Wherry, John H.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Principal;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses educators' responses to a question about parent involvement in education, from a 2007 survey by family organization The Parent Institute. He discusses positive viewpoints, including parents' willingness to help, requests for parenting classes, and parents' support of their children. He discusses negative responses including adversarial relationships, uncaring parents, and low volunteer numbers. He notes the importance of and work involved in encouraging parent involvement.
ACCESSION #
28012443

 

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