English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers; English language--Study and teaching (Elementary school); Parent-teacher relationships; Home and school; Academic achievement
This dissertation study examined the relationships between school support (i.e.,
student services and family outreach), parental school involvement, and academic and
social-emotional outcomes for children who are English Language Learners...
Home and school; Parenting; Children of immigrants--Education; Academic achievement--Social aspects
With the increase of immigration to the United States, immigrant children have a unique
position in the education system. Immigrant parents influence their children through
different academic engagement practices. It is important to understand how...
Middle school education--Case studies; Academic achievement--Kentucky; Home and school--Kentucky
This dissertation is a case study of 109 students and their parents from a small rural, middle school community in Western Kentucky. It seeks to determine the interrelationships between conservative Protestant Parent Values (Parent Rural Values and...