parental consent

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parental consent

Permission granted to a health care provider by a child's mother or father for health care services.
See also: consent
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The NPFS, who will conduct the review on behalf of Ministers, will speak directly with parents, schools and children to get their views on how parental involvement in education works in practice and how it can be improved.
Despite broad public support for parental involvement laws, they are opposed by abortion advocacy groups.
Most measurable forms of parental involvement seem to yield few academic dividends for kids, or even to backfire--regardless of a parent's race, class, or level of education.
The data reveals that parental involvement with their child's education has grown dramatically, driven by increased teacher expectations," said Rich Yang, co-CEO of Education.
Consequently, students have the opportunity to develop their skills and talents by forming partnerships with different stakeholders of the schools, particularly by parental involvement (Epstein & Salinas, 2004).
For Gambians, the government's formal mandate for parental involvement officially acknowledged what they engaged in from a traditional standpoint.
This study explores the relationship between parental involvement laws and suicides among 15- through 17-year-old females.
In faculty workrooms and school improvement plans across the country, parental involvement is both heralded and lamented.
107-110) highlights parental involvement as a key factor in improving academic outcomes, particularly for children attending schools that serve high proportions of low-income children (Title 1 schools).
Common indicators of parental involvement include contacts between parents and school, parental involvement in school activities, parent-child communication about school, parental supervision involving homework, and parents' educational aspirations for their child (Fan & Chen, 2001; McNeal, 1999).
The aim of this study was to investigate middle school choral directors' attitudes and efforts in enhancing parental involvement in their programs.
Furthermore, parental involvement is associated with multiple measures of student achievement, for the entire student population as well as for minority and low-income student populations.

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