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Parental Involvement and Academic Success

Parental Involvement and Academic Success (Paperback)

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Providing an objective assessment of the influence of parental involvement and what aspects of parental participation can best maximize the educational outcomes of students, this volume is structured to guide readers to a thorough understanding of the history, practice, theories, and impact of parental involvement. Cutting-edge research and meta-analyses offer vital insight into how different types of students benefit from parental engagement and what types of parental involvement help the most. Unique among works on the topic, Parental Involvement and Academic Success: * uses meta-analysis to enable readers to understand what the overall body of research on a given topic indicates * examines research results in terms of their practical implications * focuses significantly on the influence of parental involvement on minority students' academic success Important reading for anyone involved in home-school relations/parental involvement in education, this book is highly relevant for courses devoted to or which include treatment of the topic.

EducationEducation TheoryEducational psychologyEducationEducation TheoryOrganization & management of educationSchool/community relations & school/home relationsEducationEducation TheoryPhilosophy & theory of educationMoral & social purpose of education Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 24/08/2010 ISBN-13: 9780415990547  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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William H. Jeynes is professor of education at California State University, Long Beach. He graduated first in his class at Harvard University and also graduated from the University of Chicago. He has spoken for the White House and various U.S. Government Departments. He has spoken for both the G. W. Bush and Obama administrations. He has spoken for foreign and UN leaders, Harvard University, Cambridge University, and the Harvard Family Research Project. His 4 point proposal given to the Acting President of Korea was passed and became the foundation for their economic and family policy to arise from the Asian Economic Crisis of 1997-1998. His work has appeared in most of the nation's finest newspapers and in Ivy League journals. He has approximately 100 publications.

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