Parental Effort, School Resources, and Student Achievement

@inproceedings{Conway2008ParentalES,
  title={Parental Effort, School Resources, and Student Achievement},
  author={Andrew J. Conway},
  year={2008}
}
This article investigates an important factor in student achievement—parental involvement. Using data from the National Education Longitudinal Study (NELS), we estimate a value-added education production function that includes parental effort as an input. Parental effort equations are also estimated as a function of child, parent, household, and school characteristics. Our results suggest that parental effort has a strong positive effect on achievement that is large relative to the effect of… CONTINUE READING

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