Fathers at school can make a difference : Learn more at meeting on Feb. 27
Last updated 2/21/2008 at Noon
A father who participates in his child’s on-campus education and activities has a positive effect on the child’s academic achievements, school behavior and potential for becoming a high-performing adult.
While the role of school volunteer traditionally falls to mothers, statistically it is the fathers who make the significant contributions, says Rob Thompson, the coordinator for the Free Anytime To Help Education Run Successfully (FATHERS) program at Fallbrook High School.
In the pursuit of his Masters degree – he is a Fallbrook High football coach – Thompson discovered that a stu...