AOP was a Philadelphia-based group working to organize parents for new roles in their local schools for the purpose of supporting and sustaining school reform. RFA worked with AOP to assess how participation in organizing efforts influences parents’ involvement in their child’s education and their willingness to act collectively to improve public education at their child’s school and citywide.
This report documents the experience of parents as they form parent leadership teams at their local schools and build relationships with administrators and teachers.
This report describes Research for Action’s follow up study from its initial 1997-1998 report. The initial report examined the ways in which the Alliance Organizing Project’s community organizing projcess trasformed parents’ ideas about their roles…