PARENT SCHOOL INVOLVEMENT, STUDENT SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT, AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILDREN ADOPTED FROM FOSTER CARE BY LESBIAN AND GAY PARENTS

Cassandra Vázquez
Sparse research has examined academic outcomes of children adopted from foster care by lesbian and gay (LG) parents. Children who have experienced foster care are at greater risk for negative outcomes, but investment in academic achievement could help buffer potential adversity. Parent and student engagement with school peaks in middle childhood, so this may be an important period for understanding processes that influence academic achievement. This study explores how LG parents (N = 57) of...
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