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Lots of research shows that when parents are involved, kids do better in school. Here are 25 ways parents can participate.

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Address Learning Challenges Early

Potential learning problems don’t have to hold back your child. If you’re worried, speak up early to enlist help from teachers and support staff.

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From the SchoolFamily Blog

Tips for Better Note-Taking  |  Livia McCoy

Taking notes is difficult for many students. Teachers often talk quickly, and students are not able to get everything written down. Additionally, students...

Modeling Respect Leads to School Success  |  Connie McCarthy

When parents teach young children to talk, listen, and act with respect, they are clearly setting a standard for school success. In our classroom we have...