Parents play a key role in the development of a child's education. Below are some points taken from the US Department of Educations study on preparing children for the 21st century.
- Make sure your child understands the importance of math in elementary school and encourage your child to take more math, science and critical language courses in high school.
- Encourage your child to take more Advanced Placement (AP) courses in high school.
- Encourage your child's teacher to take advantage of the Department of Education's Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative.
- Get involved in helping your child's school improve.