March 2014: Parental involvement in school activities and reading literacy: findings and implications from PIRLS 2011 data

Mirazchiyski, Plamen Klemenčič Mirazchiyski, Eva
IEA (2014)
Students in schools with higher parental involvement tend to have higher reading achievement. Analysis also showed a positive association between level of parental involvement in school and level of parental education. Promoting parental involvement may be an effective strategy for increasing reading achievement; this could be particularly relevant for schools with students whose parents have lower levels of education.