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    Grades
    Reversing Negative Academic Trends
    When a child's aptitude in a particular subject is declining, you can take steps to reverse the trend. ...
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    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Son Isn't Ready to Graduate
    What can you do when a vocational school says your son is ready to graduate and you disagree? ...
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    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Verbally Abusive Teachers
    There are both federal and state laws that forbid teachers from harassing, teasing, and otherwise verbally or physically abusing kids. Find out what your and your child's rights are when dealing with an abusive teacher. ...
  • School and Learning
    Gifted Education
    Teacher Abuses Gifted Child
    There are important and appropriate steps to take when a child complains of mistreatment by a teacher. ...
  • School and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Teacher Trouble
    This expert suggests ways to deal with a failing teacher-parent relationship. ...
  • School and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Differing Expectations
    Don't let your child be the conduit between you and the teacher, particularly when you have different behavioral expectations. ...
  • School and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Unfair Punishment by Teacher
    A parent believes that her child was treated unfairly by his teacher after he was "involved" in an incident at school. ...
  • Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Find our top picks for the best toys of the year!
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    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Does the Teacher Expect Too Much?
    Before you can determine anything, you should meet face-to-face with the teacher, and bring your daughter along. ...
  • School and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Recovering from a Bad Teacher
    Ease your child back into education after a particularly bad experience with a teacher. ...
  • School and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Permissive Teachers
    If teachers are too permissive when it comes to bullying, it may be time to find a new school for your child. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Uncomfortable School Situation
    Find ways to support and help a child in a difficult school environment. ...
  • School and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Seeking Provisions for an Average Student
    Your rights as a parent are many, including the right to request help for your daughter. Sometimes, however, it can take time to find that one teacher, counselor, or aide who will assist you. ...
  • School and Learning
    Behavior Issues
    Blaming the Teacher
    There's a tendency to wonder if the teacher is at fault when a child gets into trouble constantly. The only way to find out is to communicate! ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Uncomfortable School Situation
    Find ways to support and help a child in a difficult school environment. ...
  • School and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Teacher Is Shaming Students
    Our expert says that a teacher's shaming of her students needs to be stopped. ...
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
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  • School and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Teacher Can't Find Time to Meet with Parents
    When a teacher can't find time to meet personally with parents, the parents need to involve the school principal. ...