Many institutions have an opinion of what FERPA should be, but very few consider asking the customer who it was intended for: Their students.
Student persistence can increase by up to 15% when students share key aspects of their academic and financial record with parents.
Student Persistence Increases with Parent Engagement features findings from a study about parent engagement and student persistence based on 993 students enrolled at Abilene Christian University (ACU) in the Fall of 2016.
Modern College Parent Involvement Trends is a brief study on how different types of parents and their students communicate, to partner for success in college.
Next week, CampusESP will release its annual report on modern college parent involvement. The report will also be part of a formal presentation given at the the 2016 AHEPPP National Conference, entitled “Measuring the Impact of Parent Engagement on Student Success”.
In advance of the conference, we decided to provide a brief preview into some of the most noteworthy insights. The full report will be released in early December.
Laura Hamilton, a sociologist at the University Of California Merced, recently broke parenting into four categories in her book "Parenting to a Degree: How Family Matters for College Women’s Success". She was also recently interview on Chicago Tonight, where she discussed these categories: