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Attention has been directed toward extended school time as a measure to improve academic achievement. past reviewers have argued that any positive relation between allocated time and achievement is tentative and instructional quality needs to be addressed first. After a comprehensive search of the literature, 15 empirical studies of various designs conducted since 1985 were found. The findings suggest that extending school time can be an effective way to support student learning.
Updated: Feb. 28, 2011
In this article, the authors synthesize research on parent involvement in homework conducted since 1987. The results suggest that parent involvement in homework could affect student success by having a positive impact on homework completion and by reducing student problems with homework. Further, different types of parent involvement in homework have different relationships to achievement.
Updated: Mar. 05, 2009