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The Broken Compass

Parental Involvement with Children's Education

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$56.50 • £45.95 • €51.00

ISBN 9780674725102

Publication Date: 01/06/2014

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322 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

74 graphs, 10 tables

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  • 1. The Role of Parental Involvement in Children’s Schooling
  • 2. Parental Involvement and Social Class
  • 3. Implications of Parental Involvement at Home by Social Class
  • 4. Implications of Parental Involvement at School by Social Class
  • 5. Academic Orientation among Parents at Home by Race
  • 6. Effectiveness of Parental Involvement at Home by Race
  • 7. Parental Involvement at School by Race
  • 8. Implications of Parental Involvement at School by Race
  • 9. Parenting and Poor Achievement
  • 10. Setting the Stage for Academic Success
  • 11. Conclusion
  • Appendix A: Sources of Data
  • Appendix B: Methodology
  • Appendix C: Descriptive Tables
  • Appendix D: Guide of “Effects” by Race
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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