4 ways to help high school freshmen succeed
from U.S. News & World Report
From Jan. 5:
Freshmen sometimes struggle to transition to high school. "Some kids come here and they know a lot of kids, and some other kids come here and they don't know anybody," says Kevin Marcoux, director of school counseling at Killingly High School in Connecticut, where freshmen come from about 10 different middle schools. Some freshmen are taken aback by some academic requirements and shifts in priorities high school requires, says Natalie Husen, a school counselor at Graham High School in Texas.
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