Unformatted text preview: are constructive to a child’s beliefs and expectations. Research on parenting also has shown that parent education is related to a warm, social climate in the home. (Davis-Kean, 2005). An educated parent is also more likely to be involved with and communicate with their child’s school as well. Support from parents can improve schools as well as improve the learning of children. When a parent is involved with the school and its curriculum they can arrive at realistic educational goals for their child. Michigan Department of Education (2010). What Research Says About Parent Involvement In Children’s Education. Retrieved 04/28/2011 from http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Final_Parent_Involvement_Fact_Sheet_14732_7.pdf Davis-Kean, P. (2005). The Influence of Parent Education and Family Income on Child Achievement. Journal of Family Pyschology, 2005. Vol. 19, No. 2, 294-304....
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