Second, government officials, through their programs and reform initiatives affect student productivity, attendance, and the rate of students promoted to subsequent grades, while at the same time serving as role models for future students. Third, local groups like Elks, by providing financial and other forms of support, provide significant assistance to teachers in taking effective leadership positions among their students. Fourth, veterans, with their knowledge and the respect they earned in the community, serves as a source of wisdom in imparting to younger generations priceless life experiences to guide their futures. And last, local newspapers and district public relations offices help boost student esteem and morale by serving as an outlet for student works and publishing morale boosting articles about students and their schools.
Each group successfully improves student learning through programs and strategies unique within the segment they represent. 4-H, for example, improves student behavior and encourages healthy development by involving all members of the community to work together to support learning both in school and beyond the classroom. ...Show more