Study: Parental involvement has little impact on student scores

10/26/2005 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

An analysis by the independent group EdSource of why similar low-income schools California vary so greatly in student achievement identified four factors strongly linked to standardized test success, including lessons closely tied to state standards and ongoing analysis of student test data. Researchers found parental involvement and policies enforcing good student behavior did not have much effect on test scores.

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