Efforts by public K-8 schools to involve parents in children"s education
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Efforts by public K-8 schools to involve parents in children"s education do school and parents agree? by Xianglei Chen

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Dept. of Education, ED Pubs [distributor in Washington, DC (1900 K Street, NW, Washington, 2006-5651), Jessup, MD .
Written in English


  • Education, Elementary -- Parent participation -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Middle school education -- Parent participation -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Educational surveys -- United States -- Statistics

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Edition Notes

StatementXianglei Chen ; Kathryn Chandler, project officer
SeriesStatistical analysis report, Statistical analysis report (National Center for Education Statistics)
ContributionsChandler, Kathryn, National Center for Education Statistics
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 51 p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13630176M

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Get this from a library! Efforts by public K-8 schools to involve parents in children's education: do school and parents agree?. [Xianglei Chen; Kathryn Chandler; National Center for Education Statistics.]. This study compares parentsÕ responses and K-8 schoolsÕ responses to two similar surveys on parent involvement practices. The intent is to study the level of agreement and determine whether the parents acknowledge schoolsÕ efforts and whether the schools are reporting the same level of parent participation as the parents. Efforts by Public K-8 Schools to Involve Parents in Children's Education Do School and Parents Agree? (Microform): Chen, Xianglei. In fact, most parents and school staff in Title I schools receive little training on how to work with one another. For example, almost half of principals (48 percent) in K-8 Title I schools report that lack of staff training in working with parents is a great or moderate barrier to parent involvement (U.S. Department of Education, ).

Technology and legislation aside, the are other ways parents can be supportive of education in general, and they have been around almost as long as the institution of public education. As early as , a book on education by Chauncey P. Colegrove titled "The Teacher and the School" placed an emphasis on engaging parents. Sep 16,  · Parents with higher levels of education have higher rates of involvement in their children’s schools. For example, in , more than 87 percent of parents with a bachelor’s degree or higher attended a school or class event, compared with 54 percent of . Recent data from two U.S. Department of Education (ED)-sponsored nationally representative surveys (a survey of principals on Family and School Partnerships in Public Schools, K, and the Parent/Family Involvement Component of the National Household Educational Survey) suggest that many of the barriers addressed in this Idea Book have. Many schools, districts, and advocacy groups are finding that involving parents in their children's education leads to greater student gains. The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) created standards for parent and family involvement programs and suggests ways to involve families in .

When it comes to quality public education and cultural programs for young people, private support and funding make a big difference. Here's how these companies prove they care about education: Wachovia. The Wachovia Foundation is committed to programs and partnerships that provide support for teachers as a means of improving student achievement. Jun 07,  · I don't think parental involvement is "required" for schools to be effective in teaching children, whether it is a private or public school. It is "recommended". I'd say that generally younger children require more guidance but that is not to say. ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. May 29,  · Schools are in a unique position to help students attain the nationally recommended 60 minutes or more of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily. 1 Regular physical activity in childhood and adolescence is important for promoting lifelong health and well-being and preventing various health conditions. 1–3 To learn more about benefits of physical activity, physical activity behaviors of.