Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Studies show that parental involvement makes a significant difference in how well students do in school. Monitor your child’s academic progress  Know who your child’s teachers are and attend parent-teacher conferences.  See all midterm reports and report cards.  Know your school’s course offerings and make sure your child is taking the right courses. If you have a question, talk to your child’s counselor.  Expect your child to do homework on his/her own, but be available to help (read over a paper, listen to a speech, provide assistance if your child is having trouble, etc.).  Provide encouragement and celebrate your child’s successes! Stay involved and show consistent interest  Regularly talk to your child about what’s happening at school and be a good listener.  Show interest in what your child is studying.  Be informed. Attend parent programs, read school newsletters and bulletins, and regularly check your school’s website. Be Involved