In Uganda, Universal Primary Education UPE policy gives guidelines spells out the basic roles of parents is to provide basic needs for their children such as food, education, clothing and instructional materials.
Therefore a Ugandan child is therefore not protected by law since even those who go to school, some learn with no expectation of midday meals.
Therefore, the researcher used the validated measurement of a parental involvement scale to examine the relationship in Uganda.
On a bad note, It has been observed that several parents of Kihorezo parish are willing to actively get involved in participation and involvement in providing quality education to their children.
Sometimes parents are invited into their meeting with the teachers but the turn up is always so worrying, according to one of the school head teacher.
Social cognitive theory suggests that youth absorb messages about appropriate behavior and socially accepted goals by observing and talking with important people in their lives Bandura, Research done in the developed countries suggests that parental involvement is associated with youth academic success, and estimated that little is known about this relationship in the developing communities.
Other factors that influence school efforts to increase parent involvement in their children's education.