Education Reference Guide: Parental Involvement in the School System, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835338
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835336
  • DDC: 371.192
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 70 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the factors that influence a parent's involvement in their children's school system and the strategies that aim to promote such involvement. The essays in this collection first examine how parents can enhance a child's education and then review the policies and programs that directly involve parent participation and contribution.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Parent Involvement in Schools.
2: Parent Volunteers in Schools.
3: Joyce Epstein's School-Family-Community Partnership Model.
4: Family Involvement in Special Education.
5: Home Schooling.
6: Parental Rights & Public Education.
7: Parent-Teacher Conferences.
8: Family Literacy Programs.
9: Home Visits.