Parent Involvement

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Is Parent Involvement Really a Waste of Time? Recent Polemic versus the Research Record

BY MAI MIKSIC | It is nearly an unquestioned presumption in education policy circles that parent involvement plays an important role in children’s academic success. President Obama declared his support for it by stating that “There is no program or policy that can substitute for a mother or father who will attend those parent-teacher conferences… Read More