Parent Involvement and Student Achievement: What Does Research Tell Us About the Influence of Parental Involvement on Student Ac
The evidence is now beyond dispute: When schools work together with families to support learning, children tend to succeed not just in school, but throughout life. In fact, the most accurate predictor of a student's achievement in school is not income or social status, but the extent to which that student's family is able to: 1. Create a home environment that encourages learning; 2. Express high (but not unrealistic) expectations for their children's achievement and future careers; 3. Become involved in their children's education at school and in the community (1:1). This annotated bibliography provides salient statements and citations from the Family Engagement research.