Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Education

Degree Discipline



The purposes of the study are: (1) to explore the philosophy of and factors involved in a parent-teacher relationship relative to child growth and development; (2) to point out the barriers that stand between interested and uninterested parents and teachers and to suggest some of the best ways to bring about a closer relationship; (3) to determine the extent of parents' concern about the school's program and the parts on which they would like to become better informed; (4) to determine what methods may be used to inform parents; and (5) to widen and deepen the understanding of the growth and development of children in order that the vital task of helping to provide for their needs may be more adequately fulfilled.

This study included the Elroy Elementary School, Austin, Texas, in which the study was made. Grades one through six are taught at this particular school. There is a faculty of six classroom teachers, and a music teacher. There were 180 children enrolled during the current year.

Committee Chair/Advisor

D. Burdine


Prairie View A&M College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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