Too busy for the PTA, but working-class parents care

There is a persistent perception among public high school administrators and staff that working-class immigrant parents are disinterested and uninvolved in their children's education.

Sociologist upends notions about parental help with homework

UConn researcher Angran Li, a doctoral student in sociology, has found that one size does not fit all students when it comes to parents helping with homework, and that parental involvement in homework can be particularly ...

New research reveals unique monogamous behaviour in sparrows

Geography might reveal the answer to why some species vary in promiscuity, according to new research by Queen's Professor Fran Bonier (Biology). She discovered sparrows are more promiscuous at higher latitudes and are less ...

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