Communication, elementary school, staff, parents
The purpose of this quantitative research study was to explore the perceived school communication between elementary school staff and the parents of the children they serve. Staff members and parents, from a central Florida public school district, in both Title I and Non-Title I schools completed an online survey regarding (1) timely school communication, (2) school's website being informative and easy to use, and (3) staff members knowing what is going on in schools. Researchers have long explored the importance of family involvement in children's academic success, communication between home and school is an important link in the process. The exploration of possible relationships were addressed using the chi-square test of association. It was anticipated that there would be a difference between the responses of staff and parents of children from Title I and those from Non-Title I schools.
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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
College of Education and Human Performance
Educational and Human Sciences
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Doctoral Dissertation (Open Access)
Dissertations, Academic -- Education and Human Performance;Education and Human Performance -- Dissertations, Academic
Gardner, Cynthia, "An Exploration of Communication Perceptions Between Elementary School Staff and the Parents of the Children They Serve" (2014). Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2004-2019. 4658.