Parental Involvement: Not Necessarily A Good Thing

Parental Involvement: Not Necessarily A Good Thing

OVERRATED? Parental involvement is usually considered the other half of the puzzle when it comes to student achievement. But researchers Keith Robinson and Angel Harris present some contrarian findings in the NYTimes. For some kids, parental engagement actually hinders their performance, they find. The "notion that kids do better in school when their parents are involved does not stack up," they write.

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