NCSET Parent Brief: Age of Majority: Preparing Your Child for Making Good Choices
A brief stressing the importance of involving young people in setting their own high school goals and planning for their transition to adulthood. It outlines significant considerations parents face in helping their children reach the age of majority, including development of decision-making skills, understanding transfer of rights, and issues related to guardianship.
Produced by PACER Center in collaboration with the Institute's National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET).
Some content is out-of-date
- May 2002
- National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)
- PACER Center
- Education practices (K12 and transition)
- Transition planning
- Community life
- Parenting and family relationships
- Specific life stage
- Adolescents and young adults