International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Understanding Parental Involvement in American Public Education
Dr. Gwendolyn L. Watson, Dr. E. Renée Sanders-Lawson, Dr. Larry McNeal

To understand parental involvement in American public schools it was important to examine the literature on the evolution of parent involvement in education in America in terms of its development and policy perspective. Further, the review of the literature examined parent involvement overall, including the purpose and impact of parent involvement as well as the barriers to parent involvement and parents’ motivation for involvement.

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