Parents And Schools

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First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Starting with the premise that schools and parents need to work together for optimum learning and development of children, the authors consider the components of a successful school-parent partnership. They address the changing nature of families, the involvement of families of diverse ethnic origin, related community organizations, parental empowerment, and the role of schools, teachers, parents and students in educational transformation. Includes organization contact data. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815308201
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/1/1993
  • Series: Source Books on Education Ser.
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1 U.S. Families in the Context of Change 3
Ch. 2 The African-American Experience in Family Context 13
Ch. 3 The Hispanic-American Experience in Family Context 35
Ch. 4 The Asian-American Experience in Family Context 51
Ch. 5 Communities of Education 69
Ch. 6 Empowerment for All Parents 97
Ch. 7 Required: A Positive Self-Concept 113
Ch. 8 Successful Schools: A Parents and Educators' Partnership 141
Ch. 9 Successful Students: Ability, Effort, and Parental Involvement 159
Ch. 10 Parents: First and Most Important Teachers 175
Ch. 11 Recommendations for the Improvement of Parental School Involvement 207
Ch. 12 Advocacy for School and Home Partnership 219
Author Index 233
Subject Index 239
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