From Moral Supporters to Struggling Advocates

  title={From Moral Supporters to Struggling Advocates},
  author={Susan Auerbach},
  journal={Urban Education},
  pages={250 - 283}
How do marginalized parents construct their role in promoting their children's access to educational opportunity? What lessons might their experience have for our understanding of parent involvement beyond the parameters of traditional models? This qualitative case study examined the beliefs, goals, and practices of 16 working-class African American and Latino parents whose children were in a college access program at a diverse metropolitan high school. It offers an alternative typology of… Expand

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