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Family Engagement In Urban Education: The Impact And Factors Affecting Engagement, Jennifer Elliott Aug 2018

Family Engagement In Urban Education: The Impact And Factors Affecting Engagement, Jennifer Elliott

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Much research has documented the importance of parental participation in education, but the findings are mixed in regards to what type of parental engagement yields higher academic achievement. As an educator, I have witnessed programs and ideas that are successful in a suburban setting completely fail or be unrelated to an urban school setting. I realize that every school setting is unique and what works for one teacher or school may not work for another. As an urban educator it is my desire to discover the most effective types of parental engagement relating to my students. To that end, the ...