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Evolving Parent Involvement

Elementary, middle, high school or college students can significantly benefit from high levels of parental involvement in their education. Some studies suggests regardless of family income or background, students with involved parents are more likely to perform better academically, socially and emotionally in school (http://www.nea.org/tools/17360.htm). The ideal nature of parental involvement varies with the student’s grade/classification in school.

Are GPA and SAT/ACT Scores Better Predictors of Success than Social and Emotional Factors?

In the college admissions process, many higher-ed institutions review several different factors on a student’s transcript. The two we are all most familiar with include GPA and SAT/ACT scores. But are those really the best criteria to determine if a student will be successful in completing college and pursuing careers? Gallop research shows, “Hope is a stronger predictor of college success than GPA or SAT and ACT scores.”