Fact and Figures About Parent Involvement in Children's Homework


Last Updated: August 20, 2009
 

This article appeared in the August 2009 Rural Policy Matters.
 
Question: In what locales are parents most likely to check their children’s homework?
 
Answer: Rural parents are mostly likely to check their children’s homework in elementary school (96.3%), followed by parents in urban, town, and suburban settings. At the high school level, urban parents are more likely to check their children’s home work (71.5%), followed by rural (65.5%), town, and suburban.
 
Read more from the August 2009 Rural Policy Matters.