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Parents Have High Hopes, Engagement in Children's Schooling, Study Says

Education Week
Virtually no parent believes his child will drop out of high school, and nearly 70 percent expect their children to earn a bachelor's or professional degree in college. Those results are part of a first look at data released this morning from the 2016 federal Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey, a nationally representative study of more than 14,000 parents of children in K-12 public, private, or home schools. Some of the data suggest a disconnect between school outcomes and how parents expect schools to work.

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