Redefining Parental Involvement: Lessons From High-Performing Migrant-Impacted Schools

@article{Lpez2001RedefiningPI,
  title={Redefining Parental Involvement: Lessons From High-Performing Migrant-Impacted Schools},
  author={Gerardo R. L{\'o}pez and Jay D. Scribner and Kanya Mahitivanichcha},
  journal={American Educational Research Journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={38},
  pages={253 - 288}
}
Migrants are one of the most academically vulnerable groups in the United States, constantly faced with economic, health, and work-related problems that translate into lower academic achievement and higher dropout rates. These hardships make it difficult for schools to effectively negotiate the parental involvement terrain and promote academic success for this group. Because of the paucity of literature on effective parental involvement practices for migrants, we sought to fill this gap in the… Expand
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