Get Involved in Your Child's Education

Getting involved in your children's education is a proven way to improve their school performance -- here's how.
Get Involved
Do you know what your
child is working on?

Taking an active role in your child's education is one of the best ways you can boost your youngster's odds of success. Studies show that parental involvement has a powerful impact on academic achievement -- even more than factors like family income or parents' level of education.

Experts emphasize that this involvement doesn't have to be time-consuming or complicated. On the following pages are details for four expert-endorsed levels of participation:

At home: Meaningful involvement can be as simple as asking the right questions.

During the elementary years: Building a teacher-parent partnership.

During the middle and high school years: One key contact can make all the difference.

Getting involved with the system: For parents with a keen interest in change.

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