Listening to the Voices of Latino Parent Volunteers

Quintanar, Anita P.; Warren, Susan R.
March 2008
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Spring2008, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p119
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the study regarding the impact of effective parental involvement practices on transforming school performance. Proponents of parental involvement have asserted that it is critical to student success. The study uses a phenomenological approach to understand the factors related to parental volunteerism. Participants are parents who volunteered consistently and therefore knew their schools well. Several themes have emerged after the study, including parents' expectations, opinions on homework, communication, home visits, and language, desirable traits of teachers and others.


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