Do Pretty Kids Get Extra Perks?
It's no surprise that beauty can play a role in how you are treated in life, but a new paper by the Council on Contemporary Families says that beauty counts in the classroom, too. Good-looking kids are often favored in school evaluations by teachers and peers. And while the briefing says that your child's high school years are the critical period when this inequality becomes established, we want to know, Have you noticed teachers favoring good-looking students? Take our poll, and then post a comment below—it could appear in a future issue of Parents.
You can also try our Height Prediction Quiz to see just how tall your child is likely to grow.