Social Justice and Parent Partnerships in Multicultural Education Contexts

Social Justice and Parent Partnerships in Multicultural Education Contexts

Katherine E.L. Norris (West Chester University of Pennsylvania, USA) and Shartriya Collier (California State University – Northridge, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: February, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 336
ISBN13: 9781522539438|ISBN10: 1522539433|EISBN13: 9781522539445|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3943-8

Description

Despite the ever-changing demographics of the United States and decisions made by the Supreme Court, racial tensions and turmoil continue to affect daily life in a multitude of environments. In educational environments, advancements in teaching technologies, in conjunction with these tensions, require a cooperation between parents and school personnel to promote student success.

Social Justice and Parent Partnerships in Multicultural Education Contexts is a critical scholarly resource that explores the importance of cooperation between parents, teachers, and administrators to create valuable support systems that will promote student success through strategies using social justice. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, such as parent collaboration, bilingualism, and community-based partnerships, this book is geared toward academicians, researchers, and teachers seeking current research on the importance of cooperation between parents and education professionals in encouraging positive student outcomes in multicultural learning environments.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Bilingualism
  • Community-Based Partnerships
  • Culturally Responsive Practices
  • English Language Learners
  • Family Literacy
  • Parent Collaboration
  • Parent Programs
  • Socioeconomic Barriers to Student Success

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