Though much of the parent involvement research focuses on mothers, emerging studies show involved fathers can significantly improve their children's educational progress, too.
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May 17, 2018
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May 08, 2018
Parent support can give students a leg up academically, but a new international study suggests backing off can boost autonomy and academic achievement in the long run.
September 26, 2017
A first look at new federal data on parent involvement suggests a disconnect between parents' expectations and school outcomes.
August 01, 2017
A new Gallup poll finds parents prefer structured play and sports over free play, and may feel the need to "fill up" their children's time.
May 12, 2017
Pairing adult education for parents with early learning for their children shows some promising signs to help families out of poverty, according to one Oklahoma study.
May 04, 2017
Getting more students to be physically active at least three times a day could pay off in billions of dolars in health care savings, a new study shows.
February 02, 2017
Families often have a hard time judging what makes for a good early education program, finds a new working paper.
December 01, 2016
With jargon, "meaningless" tables and missing data, state report cards can be difficult for parents to use, a new report shows.