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The Salience of the Subtle Aspects of Parental Involvement and Encouraging That Involvement: Implications for School-Based Programs
The purpose of the article is to examine what the body of research literature indicates about the role and utility of the subtle aspects of parental involvement. The article reaches conclusions based on investigations into family and school practices.
Updated: May. 25, 2010
One of the findings of the study was the success of Railside school, where the mathematics department taught heterogeneous classes using a reform-oriented approach. Compared with the other two schools in the study, Railside students learned more, enjoyed mathematics more and progressed to higher mathematics levels. This paper presents large-scale evidence of these important achievements and provides detailed analyses of the ways that the Railside teachers brought them about, with a focus on the teaching and learning interactions within the classrooms.
Updated: Mar. 09, 2008