Latino Parents in Education
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