Parental involvement is commonly viewed as vital to student academic success by most education experts and researchers; however, the quality of research on how to measure and improve parental involvement is lacking. Now, ...
More parents today are financially supporting—and paying more—for their children's college education, but that development also might be exacerbating economic inequality, according to a new study by a University of Kansas ...
New research shows that mental problems affect the mother's judgement and that dad is just as good as mum at evaluating the child's scholastic and social skills. This is important to consider in e.g. parental rights cases, ...
While some children spend the school holidays studying in tutoring centres, enrolled in sports camps or other structured activities, others are left to do their own thing.
So-called "helicopter parents"—those who hover over their children even into and through their college years—are often criticized for creating overly sheltered, unprepared young adults who boomerang back home.
A study of the diets of boys and girls living in two states in India has found that by the age of 15, boys are likely to be eating a wider variety of foods than girls.
Teenagers who spend quality time with their parents are more likely to want to further their studies, according to research from the University of Warwick.
British parents encourage their children to play musical instruments as part of a family tradition and not to boost their social status as Americans do, research says.
Young people in stable lone-parent households are just as likely to stay in education as their counterparts in stable married families, a new University of Sussex–led study has revealed.
Head Start programs may help low-income parents improve their educational status, according to a new study by Northwestern University researchers.