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Parents, Their Children, And Schools

1st Edition

By Barbara Schneider, James Coleman


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Parental involvement with children at home, in school, and in the community is one of the most important factors in educational success. Yet we know very little about the most effective approaches to parental intervention. Moreover, not all parents have the same resources or opportunities to act on the educational expectations they have for their c

Table of Contents

Parents, Their Children, and Schools: An Introduction; (Barbara Schneider. ); Parent Involvement in the Home, School, and Community; (Chandra Muller and David Kerbow. ); Family Structure Effects on Student Outcomes; (Seh-Ahn Lee. ); Parent Involvement and Academic Achievement: An Analysis of Family Resources Available to the Child; (C. Muller. ); Parental Intervention in the School: The Context of Minority Involvement; (D. Kerbow and Annette Bernhardt. ); Parent Choice and Inequality; (James S. Coleman, Kathryn S. Schiller, and B. Schneider.)

About the Authors

James S. Coleman was University Professor at the University of Chicago until his death in 1995. Barbara Schneider is co-director of the Alfred P. Sloan Center on Parents, Children, and Work, and is professor of sociology at the University of Chicago. She has co-authored a number of books including The Ambitious Generation and Transforming Schools .

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