Parent and Family Involvement in Education, From the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012Download
Released in August 2013. This report presents data on students in the United States attending kindergarten through grade 12. The main focus of the report is on parents and family involvement in the students' education during the 2011-12 school year as reported by the students' parents. It also includes the percentage of students who participated in family activities, as well as the number of children who were homeschooled. Demographic information about students and families is presented. The data for this report come from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012 (NHES:2012), Parents and Family Involvement in Education (PFI) Survey. The PFI survey is designed for students who are enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12 or are homeschooled for equivalent grades and asks questions about various aspects of parent involvement in education. For homeschooled students, the survey asks questions related to the student's homeschooling experiences, the sources of the curriculum, and the reasons for homeschooling.