EXPERTS AVAILABLE: Tips, Advice as Students Head Back to School From MU Researchers

Story posted: Aug. 10, 2017

By: Liz McCune

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As the days grow shorter, families are preparing for another year of school while enjoying the last few days of summer. For many parents, the return to school can be stressful with concerns about how to ensure their children’s academic and personal success. Children may also have concerns about fitting in with a new group of people and whether they “fell behind” in their academic progress from the year before.

The University of Missouri offers the following scholars with various expertise to help parents and children successfully prepare for another school year:

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