From the Harvard Family Research Project
By Heather B. Weiss, Margaret Caspe and M. Elena Lopez | Published: Spring 2006
Family involvement matters for young children’s cognitive and social development. But what do effective involvement processes look like, and how do they occur? This research brief summarizes the latest evidence base on effective involvement — that is, the research studies that link family involvement in early childhood to outcomes and programs that have been evaluated to show what works.