New study shows parents and teachers worry about staying connected after graduation

Over the next few weeks, millions of students across the U.S. will graduate high school. This seminal moment in their lives comes with a mix of excitement and trepidation. More than 40 percent of students and parents surveyed in a recent study by Impulse Research are worried about keeping in touch and staying connected when they head off to school.

In the video above, graduating high school students share their hopes, fears and drive to stay connected to home as they embark on this new journey.

The survey by Impulse was conducted on behalf of Microsoft Windows by Impulse Research, and included 1,018 men, women and parents who have a child attending college or a child who will be attending college next semester or quarter.

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Rob Wolf
Microsoft News Center Staff