Hundreds of research studies show that when parents get involved, children do better in school. We sum up the details that every parent should know.
Research shows that when parents are involved in their children's education, the children are more likely to:
- earn better grades.
- score higher on tests.
- pass their classes.
- attend school regularly.
- have better social skills.
- show improved behavior.
- be more positive in their attitude toward school.
- complete homework assignments.
- graduate and continue their education.
A visual explanation of how important their involvement is in their children's education.
Families In Schools partners with Banning High School PORT Small Learning Community to support their parent engagement initiative.
Cathy Giardina describes how to build effective parent-school partnerships in inclusive schools.
Learn about the three R's:
- Responsibility, and
Find more resources for improving parent-school partnerships at the Inclusive Schools Network, http://inclusiveschools.org