It is important to remember that everyone is working together toward the same goal: the best possible outcome for the individual student.
Document All Communication Along the Way!
Contact Your Child’s Teacher or Case Manager
The first step in addressing any issue with the school district should be to contact your child’s teacher or case manager. A polite note or email explaining your concerns and asking for clarification can solve a lot. Always be sure to include relevant information and don’t assume that others are aware of your concerns or of the details.
Share Important Information About Your Child
Another important thing to keep in mind is that – when you communicate with the school – you should share important information about your child. There are many things that only parents know about their children. What motivates your child? Are there certain things that you child may try to avoid?