During the middle- and high-school years, homework gets more intense and grades start to matter more. At the same time, teens face a lot of other big changes. They’re adjusting to the physical and emotional effects of puberty, while busy social lives and sports commitments gain importance, and many also take part-time jobs. Parents can play a crucial role in helping teens handle these challenges and succeed in school by lending a little help, support, and guidance, and by knowing what problems demand their involvement and which ones require them to hang back. To read more, click here.