There are fewer studies which reflect the immigrant parents' experience of schools. The intent of this dissertation study is to use a participatory action research methodology to give a group of ten Mexican immigrant parents the space to explore with each other certain elements of their experience of schools. In this model the parents shift from objects of study to subjects of study. In group dialogic inquiry their own personal experience when shared becomes the foundation for collective intersubjective understandings about the possible disconnections they experience with schools.She say she did express her frustration to an assistant principal that she knew, and that spoke Spanish well. ... She didna#39;t return to the old school to ask why she wasna#39;t told anything about her son because she is still very angry with the school and doesna#39;t know how to complain. ... She received the written notice in Spanish, and although she was glad to receive it in Spanish: aquot;. . .pues me siento bien deanbsp;...
|Title||:||Hearing the Voices of Mexican Immigrant Parents: Participatory Action Research Building a Space to Explore and Report on how Parents Experience Their Children's Schools in California|
|Author||:||Harry Robert Harper|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|