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Parent Involvement

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the benefits of parental involvement in their children's schooling. Results of several meta-analyses confirm a positive association between parent involvement, broadly defined, ... More


Putting the Promise of Preschool into Practice

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By borrowing the practices of K‐12 schooling, pre‐kindergarten advocates hope to gain higher‐quality classrooms, trained and well‐compensated teachers, stable funding, and access for more children. ... More


Enhancing Conflict Resolution Through Family and School Staff Alliances: Planning for Parent or Guardian Participation in Conferences

Martha J. Markward

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

School personnel are challenged to enhance alliances between parents or guardians and school staff at a time when great emphasis is placed on students' academic and behavioral outcomes. A variety of ... More


Parent Involvement and the Home–School Divide

Nilofar Sami, Frank C. Worrell, and Rhona S. Weinstein

in Achieving College Dreams: How a University-Charter District Partnership Created an Early College High School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190260903
eISBN:
9780190608200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260903.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reports on a mixed-method study of parent involvement at the California College Preparatory Academy in its third year and of the barriers experienced by both parents and teachers in ... More


School Information, Parental Decisions, and the Digital Divide: The SmartChoices Project in Hartford, Connecticut

Jack Dougherty, Diane Zannoni, Maham Chowhan, Courteney Coyne, Benjamin Dawson, Tehani Guruge, and Begaeta Nukic

in Educational Delusions?: Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274730
eISBN:
9780520955103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274730.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines how urban parents navigate the growth of public school choice policies and information on the internet. We created SmartChoices, a public school search tool for the Hartford, ... More


How Educators Support the Parents of Children With Developmental Disabilities

Misa Kayama and Wendy Haight

in Disability, Culture, and Development: A Case Study of Japanese Children at School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199970827
eISBN:
9780199369904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970827.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 5 focuses on how educators support the parents of children with developmental disabilities. With the increasing attention on children with developmental disabilities, many parents have read ... More


Building an Integrated School

Pamela Grundy

in Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636078
eISBN:
9781469636092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636078.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Traces the work done by West Charlotte's veteran African American teachers and staff members to mentor younger white teachers and administrators, and to ensure that the school's African American ... More


Mother- and father-to-infant emotional involvement

Bárbara Figueiredo

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

A mother’s specific emotional and hormonal state after childbirth ensures her emotional involvement and adequate parental behaviour. Soon after delivery, ... More


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