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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In the context of parental involvement, the term parent refers to students' biological parents and guardians.
Ferrer is the author of "Hispanic Parental Involvement," "The Ten Competencies to Drive Your Children to Academic Success" and "Voices: African American and Hispanic Students' Perceptions Regarding the Academic Achievement Gap."
The study is the first to look at the relationship between birth order and two key sexual health outcomes: parental involvement in sex education and early sexual experience.
Lily Kandalaft, Dubai-based Jordanian-Canadian mum to two children, says the extent of parental involvement in her two-and-a-half-year-old son Zayden Najjar's nursery, Children's Oasis, has helped her son make the successful transition to nursery.
There is usually more parental involvement, as well.
The article, however, focused on parental involvement in school work and here the contrast seems even more stark.
On the contrary, Lasky and Karge (2011) found that immigrant parents typically place a high value on education, yet this may not be enough to generate meaningful parental involvement.
KEYWORDS: parental Involvement, multicultural education, subtractive schooling, bilingual learners, teacher education
Furthermore, researchers found that parental involvement did not lead to reduced violent video game exposure.

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