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Selected Readings on Parental Involvement in Education

April 04, 1990 1 min read
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Cavazos, Lauro F. Educating Our Children: Parents and Schools Together. A Report to the President. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Education, 1989.

Clark, Reginald M. Family Life and School Achievement: Why Poor Black Children Succeed or Fail. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.

Comer, James P. School Power: Implications of an Intervention Project. New York: The Free Press, 1980.

Council of Chief State School Officers. Family Support, Education, and Involvement: A Guide for State Action. Washington, D.C.: Council of Chief State School Officers, 1989.

Davies, Don. The Benefits and Barriers to Parental Involvement. Boston: Institute for Responsive Education, 1989.

Education Commission of the States. Drawing in the Family. Denver: Education Commission of the States, 1988.

Epstein, Joyce L. and Susan L. Dauber. Teachers Attitudes and Practices of Parent Involvement in Inner-City Elementary and Middle Schools. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Center for Research on Elementary and Middle Schools, 1989.

Fine, M.J. The Second Handbook on Parent Education: Contemporary Perspectives. Orlando, Fla.: Academic Press Inc., 1989.

Hechinger, Fred M., ed. A Better Start: New Choices for Early Learning. Ypsilanti, Mich.: High/Scope Press, 1986.

Henderson, Anne T., Carl L. Marburger, and Theodora Ooms. Beyond The Bake Sale: An Educator’s Guide To Working With Parents. Columbia, Md.: National Committee for Citizens in Education, 1986.

Henderson, Anne T., ed. The Evidence Continues to Grow: Parent Involvement Improves Student Achievement. Columbia, Md.: National Committee for Citizens in Education, 1987.

Rich, Dorothy. The Forgotten Factor in School Success: The Family. Washington, D.C.: The Home and School Institute Inc., 1985.

Weiss, Heather. Raising Our Future: Familes, Schools, and Communities Working Together. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Family Research Project, to be published June 1990.

White, Burton L. Educating the Infant and Toddler. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, D.C. Heath and Company, 1988.

Williams, David and Nancy Chavkin. Teacher/Parent Partnerships: Guidelines and Strategies for Training Teachers in Parent Involvement. Austin: Southwest Educational Development Research Laboratory, 1986.

A version of this article appeared in the April 04, 1990 edition of Education Week as Selected Readings on Parental Involvement in Education


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