M.A. in Elementary School Teaching
Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education
College of Education
Howard M. Phifer Middle School (Pennsauken. N.J.)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Education--Parent participation; School children--Attitudes; Sixth grade (Education)
Elementary Education and Teaching
This study was undertaken to determine if there was any significant difference in the expressed needs of the parents and students of the Howard M. Phifer Middle School and the expressed information in various districts' middle school handbooks.
The sample in this study was one hundred and thirty-five randomly selected sixth graders in the Howard M. Phifer Middle School, Pennsauken, New Jersey and their parents.
The sixth grade students and their parents responded to a twenty-five question needs assessment. A comparison of other districts' middle school handbooks was also used to compile information for a middle school handbook for Howard M. Phifer Middle School parents and students.
The hypothesis stated there would be no significant difference In the need of the parents and students of the Howard M. Phifer Middle School and the information in other districts' handbooks. There were no significant differences found. Suggestions for a future study were made.
O'Brien, Valerie Anne, "A parent and student handbook for the Howard M. Phifer Middle School" (1997). Theses and Dissertations. 2098.