Month: January 2024

Parent Involvement Is Critical for Student Success

What is the one thing above all others that determines how successful a student will be in high school? Study after study show that it is parental involvement. Students with supportive parents are 81 percent more likely to graduate, 44 percent more likely to attend post-secondary education, and they earn higher grades and miss fewer […]

Written by on January 19, 2024

Can Mentoring in High School Keep Teens Out of Gangs?

Some kids may be fascinated by the gang lifestyle and love the rush and adrenaline of breaking the law, according to Robert Ontiveros, former gang member and CEO of Community Wraparound, a nonprofit organization that focuses on mentoring to keep teens out of gangs. While the average age that a teen joins a gang is […]

Written by on January 19, 2024