How To Get Your Teen to Talk About School

Hint: Stop Talking about School

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Last year, my son had a rough transition to high school. He went from a very small private middle school (54 kids in his grade) to a large public high school (500 ninth graders and 2000 students overall). In addition to crowded classes, busy and boisterous hallways, and teachers who were too stretched to connect to every student (especially a quiet and obedient…