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Document Number: 10880

Parent and Family Involvement in Education, from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012 First Look - A survey of thousands of parents reveals that, according to their parents, 96% of K-12 students have homework outside school. Among them, 67% have an adult in the household who checked that their homework was done. Those parents have high expectations: only 1% of students in grades 6-12 had parents who said they did not expect their child to complete high school, while 37% were expected to earn a graduate or professional degree. (Amber Noel, Patrick Stark and Jeremy Redford, National Center for Education Statistics, August 2013)...

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