TITLE

Parental Involvement and Achievement Outcomes in African American Adolescents

AUTHOR(S)
Hayes, DeMarquis
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Comparative Family Studies;
SOURCE TYPE
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents research on the impact that parental involvement has on the school success of African American adolescents. The author looks at how parental involvement can improve achievement, behavior, and positive attitudes while reducing absenteeism. The research focuses on high school students from urban African American families. The author also discusses parental involvement behaviors as predictors of academic achievement, family demographic variables, and parental involvement in older and younger high school students.
ACCESSION #
78854932

Tags: PARENT participation in secondary education;  AFRICAN American youth -- Education;  PARENT participation in education -- United States;  ACADEMIC achievement -- United States;  STUDENTS -- Psychology -- Research;  ABSENTEEISM (School)

 

Related Articles

  • Parent Leadership.  // ED Review; 

    The article discusses an Education Summit for Parent Leaders hosted by the National Assessment Governing Board on January 13, 2014, which focused on the role of parents in challenging educational complacency, and which stressed the need to improve student achievement and close achievement gaps.

  • The Relation Among Parental Factors and Achievement of African American Urban Youth. Wilson, Clancie Mavello // Journal of Negro Education;Spring2009, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p102 

    Research has suggested that low socioeconomic status is a major factor in diminishing academic achievement of African American urban youth; however, there are other factors influencing students' achievement. To examine the other factors that contribute to academic achievement, this study...

  • Shaping a Culture That Includes Every Family. Constantino, Steven M. // District Administration;May2012, p82 

    The author, a school superintendent at Williamsburg-James City County School District in Virginia, discusses parental involvement in student achievement in the U.S. He claims that educational reform programs and strategic plans must have family engagement to be successful, and he mentions the...

  • Why we can't get rid of failing teachers. Thomas, Evan; Wingert, Pat; Conant, Eve; Register, Sam // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);3/15/2010 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 155 Issue 11, p34 

    In this article the authors comment on the influence of ineffective teachers on low academic achievement in elementary schools and high schools throughout the U.S. They note that in most U.S. states, teachers' unions secure lifetime tenure for teachers after a period of two or three years....

  • Why we can't get rid of failing teachers. Thomas, Evan; Wingert, Pat; Conant, Eve; Register, Sam // Newsweek;3/15/2010, Vol. 155 Issue 11, p24 

    In this article the authors comment on the influence of ineffective teachers on low academic achievement in elementary schools and high schools throughout the U.S. They note that in most U.S. states, teachers' unions secure lifetime tenure for teachers after a period of two or three years....

  • Preparing for the New School Year: SUCCESS BEGINS AT HOME. Kim, Christine C. // USA Today Magazine;Jul2009, Vol. 138 Issue 2770, p69 

    The article emphasizes the importance of dealing with family matters as a starting point of educational reform in the U.S. It is noted that family structure and parent's participation in the schoolwork of their children influence student achievement in a positive way. The strengthening of...

  • ...And Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework. Goldstein, Dana // Atlantic Monthly (10727825);Apr2014, Vol. 313 Issue 3, p84 

    The article discusses research released in 2014 by Keith Robinson of the University of Texas at Austin and Angel L. Harris from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina into the impact of U.S. parental involvement in education of the academic achievement of children. Topics discussed include...

  • College Freshmen's Perceptions of Their High School Experiences. Hudley, Cynthia; Moschetti, Roxanne; Gonzalez, Amber; Su-Je Cho; Barry, Leasha; Kelly, Melissa // Journal of Advanced Academics;Spring2009, p438 

    In an investigation of adolescents' perceptions of their experiences in high school with parents, peers, and school personnel as indicators of social and academic adjustment during their first year of college, high school experiences had a substantial influence on adjustment in college.

  • DOES IT REALLY TAKE A VILLAGE TO RAISE A CHILD (OR JUST A PARENT?): AN EXAMINATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE MEMBERS OF THE RESIDENCE OF A MIDDLE-SCHOOL STUDENT AND THE STUDENT'S SATISFACTION WITH SCHOOL. Gould, Jonathon A. // Education;Fall2011, Vol. 132 Issue 1, p28 

    There is an imminent urgency in public education. The state and federal government increased the requirements necessary for high school graduation. Thus, the challenge for school districts is identifying factors which positively impact levels of student achievement, student satisfaction with...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics