ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT; A STUDY ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Dr. Amisha Singh, Devika Sharma

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The present study is an attempt towards examine the pattern of relationship between the Academic- Achievement and Parental-Involvement. The research was carried out of 600 adolescents in the age group of 15 to 18 years. The researchers used Academic- Achievement scores which were the aggregate percentage of marks from the previous one class, serve as indicators of academic achievement. Parental Involvement Scale(P) Vijaya laxmi chauhan & Gunjan Ganotra-Arora (2001) was used to study the impact of Parental Involvement  on adolescent’s academic success. The research was conducted in Jammu province. Forty schools were selected through simple random sampling and for the selection of students stratified random technique for equal representation of both Male and Female students in the sample frame of present study. Survey questionnaire was used as a tool for data collection. After the analysis of data, it was found that parental involvement had relationship in better Academic achievement of their children.

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