Document Type

Capstone Project (Open Access)

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)


Liberal Studies


Liberal Studies

First Advisor

Paoze Thao


Lack of parental involvement in schools is the missing link to long-term student success at the elementary school level. Within the first few years of elementary school, parental help and support are all what students need, as they begin to grow and learn new concepts at schools. The continuing absence of parental involvement in school can have a long-term impact on the students that hinder their growth in the years to come on their academics and self-concept. Through the use of literature review, surveys with parents, and teachers, the findings indicated that, the lack of parental involvement in schools contributed to students’ behaviors, lack of self-awareness and self-regulations.

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