Family Factors And The Educational Success Of Children

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-08-27
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This book addresses a wide range of family variables and a diverse array of family situations in order to understand the dynamics of the multifaceted relationship between family realities and educational outcomes of children.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction: The Salience of Family Factors in Children's School Experiencesp. 1
Summaries of the Effects of Parental Style and Parental Involvement
Parenting Styles: The impact on student achievementp. 11
Families, their children's education, and the public school: An historical reviewp. 36
Father Involvement and Children's Early Learning: A Critical Review of Published Empirical Work from the Past 15 Yearsp. 64
Parental Involvement and the Academic Achievement of Hispanic Students
Community Literacy Resources and Home Literacy practices among Immigrant Latino Familiesp. 106
Examining Familial-Based Academic Success Factors in Urban High School Students: The Case of Puerto Rican Female High Achieversp. 137
Expectations, Aspirations, and Achievement among Latino Students of Immigrant Familiesp. 161
Education & Religion as a means of improving family life
Family, denomination and the adolescent world view: an empirical enquiry among 13- to 15-year-old girls in England and Walesp. 183
The Influence of Religion on Latino Education, Marriage, and Social Views in the United Statesp. 203
Parental Involvement as a Means of Improving the Quality of Life
Increased Family Involvement in School Predicts Improved Child-Teacher Relationships and Feelings about School for Low-income Childrenp. 224
Effects Of Parental Involvement On Experiences of Discrimination And Bullyingp. 253
Improving Parental Involvement & Building Partnerships
How Parents and Teachers View their School Communitiesp. 267
Altering the Curriculum of the Home: Learning Environments for Korean and U.S. Studentsp. 287
Caregiver Engagement in Religious Urban Elementary Schoolsp. 306
High School Family Centers: Transformative Spaces Linking Schools and Families in Support of Student Learningp. 336
Families Home Schooling in a Virtual Charter School Systemp. 367
Indexp. 395
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