Information for Parents of Students Planning for College

Parent Support Ladder

             14. recognize that education is a lifelong process
            13. recognize there are many places where learning can take place
           12. recognize school as work
          11. encourage extracurricular/outside school activities
         10. maintain a school link
        9. serve as home teacher or tutor
       8. provide a constructive study climate
      7. encourage mastery of basic skills
     6. become involved in child’s school work
    5. express respect for effort
   4. recognize doing one’s best as success
  3. recognize degrees of competency
 2. emphasize importance of school
1. encourage positive work attitudes

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