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Characteristics of Highly Engaged Parents in Low Income Urban Schools. An Action Research Project By Gary A. Proulx EDU 702.22 Spring 2010. Table of Contents. Introduction Statement of the Problem 3 Review of Related Literature 4-6 Statement of Hypothesis 7 .

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Characteristics of highly engaged parents in low income urban schools

Characteristics of Highly Engaged Parents in Low Income Urban Schools

An Action Research Project

By Gary A. Proulx

EDU 702.22

Spring 2010


Table of contents
Table of Contents

  • Introduction

    • Statement of the Problem 3

    • Review of Related Literature 4-6

    • Statement of Hypothesis 7


Statement of the problem
Statement of the Problem

  • In my experience, at a low income urban school in East New York, when parents are not directly engaged in their child’s education, the student’s level of achievement suffers.


Review of related literature
Review of Related Literature

  • Do Race & Income Matter?

    (Desimone, 1999)

  • Effects of Social Capital with Relationships to Schools

    (Horvat, Weininger, & Lareau, 2003)

  • Limitations of Parental Knowledge

    (Hoover-Dempsey, Bassler, & Burow, 1995)

  • Community Involvement & the Disadvantaged

    (Nettles, 1991)


Review of related literature1
Review of Related Literature

  • Neighborhood Context on College Aspirations

    (Stewart, Stewart, & Simons, 2007)

  • Structural Barriers that Impede Parental Participation

    (Barton, Drake, Perez, St. Louis, & George, 2004)

  • Personal, Family, & Community Resources

    (Menard-Warwick, 2007)

  • Empowerment, Outreach, & Indigenous Resources

    (Abdul-Adil, Farmer, 2006)

  • Role of Technology

    (Hill, 2004)


Review of related literature2
Review of Related Literature

  • Programs to Educate & Empower Parents

    (Cooper, Christie, 2005)

  • Parents’ Attitudes, Behaviors, & Activities

    (Huang, Mason, 2008)

  • Does Gender of Child Matter?

    (Hebert, 2001)

  • Integrated and Not So Equal

    (Powell-Mikle, Patton, 2004)


Statement of hypothesis
Statement of Hypothesis

  • My research will investigate the common characteristics of highly engaged parents in low income urban schools to better understand what inspires their engagement. This will include surveying and conducting a focus group with highly engaged parents from PS X.