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Introduction: Setting the Stage for Success

  • Yvette C. Latunde
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Abstract

This chapter introduces research on parental involvement in education and walks the reader through considerations necessary for starting their own research projects. It presents evidence supporting the contribution of families, schools, and communities to the success of students and communities. Problems in education are contextualized as issues that may be addressed by research, policy, and practice. Paradigm shifts in parental involvement are explored, as well as motivations for partnerships and collaboration with parents. Lastly, resources about and for parents are shared to support readers’ study and advocacy efforts.

Keywords

Academic Achievement Parental Involvement Family Involvement Maladaptive Behavior Special Education Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yvette C. Latunde
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  1. 1.Teacher EducationAzusa Pacific UniversityAzusaUSA

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