Date of Award
College of Liberal Arts
Type of Degree
The purpose of the current study was to investigate the relationship between parents’ education level and their child’s academic readiness. The following research question was examined: Is there a relationship between the level of parents’ education and their child’s academic readiness? In this study, Marshall University Graduate College (MUGC) and West Virginia University (WVU) graduate students collected data from randomly selected children attending West Virginia Educare (WVE) sites. The results of this study indicated there was no significant correlation between parents’ education level and their child’s academic readiness, generally believed to be highly correlated. Conclusions and recommendations for future research were discussed.
Readiness for school.
Barton, S. Noelle, "The Relationship Between Parent Education and Their Child’s Academic Readiness" (2001). Theses, Dissertations and Capstones. 754.