ERIC Number: EJ690782
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May
A Meta-Analysis of the Relation of Parental Involvement to Urban Elementary School Student Academic Achievement
Jeynes, William H.
Urban Education, v40 n3 p237-269 May 2005
This meta-analysis of 41 studies examines the relationship between parental involvement and the academic achievement of urban elementary school children. Analyses determined the effect sizes for parental involvement overall and subcategories of involvement. Results indicate a significant relationship between parental involvement overall and academic achievement. Parental involvement, as a whole, was associated with all the academic variables by about 0.7 to 0.75 of a standard deviation unit. This relationship held for White and minority children and also for boys and girls. The significance of these results is discussed.
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Parent School Relationship, Minority Group Children, Urban Areas, Academic Achievement, Parent Participation, Meta Analysis
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED502720