Who Really Cares? Urban Youths' Perceptions of Parental and Programmatic Support.

@inproceedings{Vega2015WhoRC,
  title={Who Really Cares? Urban Youths' Perceptions of Parental and Programmatic Support.},
  author={Desire{\'e} Vega and James Layne Moore and Antoinette Halsell Miranda},
  year={2015}
}
This qualitative study explored the perceptions of parental and programmat ic support among 20 urban youth. Existing literature indicates that educators often place blame on parents for their perceived lack of involvement in their children’s schooling. However, the participants identified their family mem bers (e.g., parents, siblings) as providing them with the greatest amount of support throughout their schooling experience. Additionally, more than half of the sample participated in the… CONTINUE READING

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