week 5 forum.docx - What do the readings say about this How should parents be involved What can schools do to increase parental involvement How will

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What do the readings say about this? How should parents be involved? What can schools do to increase parental involvement? How will this benefit not only students, but teachers and the school community? Share if you have a favorite parent involvement activity. The readings this week talk a lot about how parent involvement is a huge factor when it comes to the success of children in school. Parental involvement has been shown to increase the quality of education in children (Epstein, 1995j Chrispeels, 1996j Scheerens & Bosker, 1997). It is important for parents to be involved in many different ways one of the most important ways is to ensure that there child is actually attending school. The no child left behind act of 2002 talks about how parents can become more involved by participating in things like regular communication with their child about how what they are learning and if they are finding anything difficult or if they need help. This act also helps parents become involved by providing opportunities to parents with limited English capacities as well as other disabilities.
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