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Parental Involvement Fact Sheet

Research demonstrates that increasing the duration and intensity of parent involvement improves student self-esteem, behavior, attendance, and achievement

Students’ school achievement is connected to families creating home environments that:

  • Encourages learning
  • Expresses high expectations for their child’s achievement & future careers
  • Practices involvement in their child’s education

Ensure full implementation of the National Standards for Parent/Family Involvement Programs developed by the National PTA:

  • Standard 1: Communication – Communication between home and school is regular, two-way, and meaningful
  • Standard 2: Parenting – Parenting skills are promoted and supported
  • Standard 3: Student Learning – Parents play an integral role in assisting student learning
  • Standard 4: Volunteering – Parents are welcome in the school, and their support and assistance are sought
  • Standard 5: School Decision – Making and Advocacy – Parents are full partners in the decisions that affect children and families
  • Standard 6: Collaborating with Community – Community resources are used to strengthen schools, families, and student learning
  • Adapt and utilize national PTA’s self-assessment tool –