November 2008

Parent educational attainment: In 2006, 15% of Hispanic school-age children (ages 5-17) had parents who had completed a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Parent attitudes: Hispanic parents value higher education. In a national survey, 86% of Hispanic parents agreed students were better off going to college, compared to 54% of all other parents.

Parent involvement: In 2003, Hispanic parents were as likely to attend a parent/teacher conference at school as all parents (78%).



  • K to 12


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