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Document Number: 7739

Promoting ELL Parental Involvement: Challenges in Contested Times - Research has shown that parental involvement in education increases student achievement, attendance and decreases dropout rates; yet parents of English language learners (ELLs) face a number of barriers to involvement in their child’s school. This brief analyzes the characteristics of ELLs and their parents, barriers to family engagement and characteristics of parental involvement models. (M. Beatriz Arias and Milagros Morillo-Campbell, Education and the Public Interest Center, Arizona State University, January 2008)...

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