Here are some great tips, surprising statistics, and our favorite no-brainer from the editors of the East Oregonian to help your child do better in school. They put it right on the line: Parents, you are the most important factor in your child’s education. Not the teachers, not the schools, but you.

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(Did you find the no-brainer? ” At the early stages, the best 20 minutes parents can spend each day is reading to their children.” Make it your homework assignment with your kids each day!)