Helping Your Child Feel Connected to School

Helping Your Child Feel Connected to School
July 1, 2009
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Research shows that students who feel a genuine sense of belonging at school are more likely to do well in school, stay in school, and make healthy choices. This sense of belonging is often described as school connectedness. Connected students believe their parents, teachers, school staff, and other students in their school care about them and about how well they are learning.





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