Behind the Headlines: Schooling low-income parents in helping students

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Schooling low-income parents in helping students
12/23/09 | The Los Angeles Times

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An Appeal to Authority
Fall 2008 | Education Next

An opinion piece in the L.A. Times looks at efforts to teach parents how to help their kids succeed in school, but notes that there is little evidence of what kinds of programs work. In 2008, Ed Next published an article by David Whitman that described the rise of paternalistic schools, schools which take on some parental responsibilities themselves.

HT: Core Knowledge Blog

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