The following are samples from a survey of 6th- and 8th-graders conducted in May and June of 1994 by the Consortium on Chicago School Research.
|During this school year, how often
have you discussed the following with your parents or other adults living with you?
|Never||1-2 times||3-5 times||More than 5 times|
|Things you’ve studied in class.|
|Since the beginning of the school
year, how often have your parents or other adults living with you:
|Never||1-2 times||3-5 times||More than 5 times||Don’t know|
|Phoned or spoken to your teacher or counselor?|
|Attended a parent/teacher conference?|
|Volunteered at your school?|