Don’t help your kids with their homework. Parental assistance actually brings down test scores.

Don’t help your kids with their homework. Parental assistance actually brings down test scores.

This kind of parental engagement may not directly affect test scores, but it can make school a more positive place for all kids, regardless of what their parents do or don’t do at home. Getting involved in your children’s schools is not just a way to give them a leg up—it could also be good citizenship.

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/04/and-dont-help-your-kids-with-their-homework/358636/

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