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Author(s):Zarate, M
Title:Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Organization:Tomas Rivera Policy Institute
Short Description:Motivated by growing national interest in parental involvement and the lack of research on Latino perceptions on the issue, the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute (TRPI) examined what constitutes parental involvement for schools, Latino students, and Latino parents.
Annotation:Motivated by growing national interest in parental involvement and the lack of research on Latino perceptions on the issue, the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute (TRPI) examined what constitutes parental involvement for schools, Latino students, and Latino parents. In conducting this study, the Institute examined: Latino parents’ perceptions of their participation in the education of their children; Schools’ and teachers’ expectations of parental involvement; Programmatic initiatives addressing parental involvement in education; and Latino students’ perceptions of the role of parental involvement in their education.
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Elementary School
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement
Undocumented Immigrant/Immigrant/Migrant Students

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