It’s a fine line to maneuver between being involved in your child’s school education and smothering them by trying to smooth over every little problem they encounter or pushing them to excel at every academic endeavor.
Only about 20% of high school students have a job, while a whopping 69.7% of students enroll in college upon graduation. For the 20% of high school students who have already entered the workforce, applying for college may seem eerily familiar to you because you’ve applied for jobs before.
Fall kick starts the financial road to college for parents of high school seniors. But if you’re like the majority of parents, you both value the importance of a college degree, while harboring anxiety about the price tag.
Unfortunately, the sun is beginning to set on summer, which means one thing: back to school season. For those of you returning to college campuses for another year of intensive courses, there are a few things you should know.
Ask kids what their favorite school subject is and fewer and fewer will say “math” as they age. While 37 percent of 4th graders report that math is one of their favorite subjects, only 15 of 12th graders say the same, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.