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This article looks at the role of family involvement during the middle and high school years, emphasizing implications and recommendations for principals and superintendents. It reviews the evidence about the importance of family involvement during adolescence, investigates the challenges surrounding family involvement in middle and high school, and offers practical suggestions for principals and superintendents to support family involvement in their schools.

The article was originally published in the National Association of Secondary School Principals' Principals' Research Review.

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