By GreatSchools Staff
Before making a leap to another school, talk with the teacher and principal about other options available. If the problem isn't the school itself but a particular teacher or class of kids, explore the possibility of moving to another classroom.
After eliminating every other option with the teacher and principal, Linda Byers Swindling of Carrollton, Texas, moved her third-grade child in the last two months of the school year into another class at the same school. "It was the right thing to do for our child," says Byers Swindling. "It was a night-and-day difference. The new teacher made her feel warm and included and good about her abilities.”
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