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Unfulfilled Expectations

Home and School Influences on Literacy

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674864481

Publication Date: 03/04/1991

251 pages

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  • 1. Determining the Sources of Literacy
  • 2. The Children, Neighborhoods, Schools, Classrooms, and Families
  • 3. Methods of Data Collection
  • 4. The Family as Educator
  • 5. The Resilient Family
  • 6. Parent-School Partnership
  • 7. Reading Comprehension and the Relation of Home to School Factors
  • 8. Implications for Practice and Research
  • 9. Epilogue: Four Years Later
  • Appendixes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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