The relation of parenting style to adolescent school performance.

  title={The relation of parenting style to adolescent school performance.},
  author={Sanford M. Dornbusch and Philip L Ritter and P. Herbert. Leiderman and Donald F. Roberts and Michael Fraleigh},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={58 5},
This article develops and tests a reformation of Baumrind's typology of authoritarian, permissive, and authoritative parenting styles in the context of adolescent school performance. Using a large and diverse sample of San Francisco Bay Area high school students (N = 7,836), we found that both authoritarian and permissive parenting styles were negatively associated with grades, and authoritative parenting was positively associated with grades. Parenting styles generally showed the expected… 

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