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momoftwoboyz August 29, 2011


Is is legal for a public school to use the Star Test to separate a whole grade into upper , middle and LD (learning Disability).This is new this... More » 

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MagnetMom August 30, 2011


I'm not sure whether it's legal or not, but it seems contrary to current thinking. While there used to be a "smart"... More »

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TeacherParent September 2, 2011


For any public school to decide and declare that a child has a learning disability, they must do a battery of individual... More »

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nkamau April 27, 2010


I love and respect teachers a lot but sometimes they exaggerate on minor issues which make the child have a low esteem...eg. he/she was doing this... More » 

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tjlove April 28, 2010


Nkamau, Welcome to the GreatSchools Community. I can imagine that it would be annoying to receive calls about... More »

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nkamau August 29, 2011


tjlove thanks for your note. Believe you me, I am one very involved parent and my child is very obedient to say the least...never... More »

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Talinna August 9, 2011


I wan to see my children's school grow and improve (Hickman Mills school district), and I'm very aware that most the districts problems are due... More » 

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jigsawinc August 29, 2011


When my son was in third grade I got that type of reception from the first day of school. And this was after I have been... More »

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PamelaMorenoJi August 29, 2011


I think that a good Ideal to Volunteering in your child's class room. I also think that more parent should get invold... More »

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ALAgylera February 7, 2011


In the wake of continued budget cuts what can we as parents do to help our school board see the importance of keeping smaller size classrooms and... More » 

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MagnetMom February 7, 2011


Hi ALAgylera, Most parents across the country can relate. School budgets are being cut as property tax revenues... More »

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BioTeach August 17, 2011


Not sure about where you are located ALAgylera, but in my school district the folks on the board have been there on average... More »

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kbart820 August 2, 2011


Do you think the schools should do more to offer Before and After school care for children when both parents work? Both parents in today's work... More » 

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MagnetMom August 3, 2011


kbart820, I can understand your frustration at having to pay for childcare. However, given the financial strains... More »

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pic1420 April 25, 2011


I am looking for a school that is in need of school supplies in the Phoenix area. I am currently cleaning out the supply room at the company I work... More » 

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CherylSkornik May 12, 2011


Hi, I am not sure what kind of supplies you have or if it is too late, however Gethsemane Lutheran School in... More »

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thatsmymomma July 17, 2011


have you all gotten rid of the supplies ? if not would yu ship the supplies if the school was willing to pay for it?

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wdudley July 4, 2011


Our school is small with multi-grade level classrooms. We are a Christian private school with 4 teachers and between 22 and 30 students currently... More » 

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MagnetMom July 4, 2011


Hi wdudley, If yours is a small school, with great collaboration, why not sit down your governing board of teachers,... More »

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FaithHeals July 17, 2011


My child attended two private schools before we found a successful "fit" within the public school system. I... More »

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echalem June 5, 2011


It is a sad state we find ourselves in LAUSD. Our kids are having the life pulled out of them, instead of realizing what they want and who they... More » 

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TeacherParent June 9, 2011


There is actually a federal requirement that public schools test and test which is the infamous No Child Left Behind Act... More »

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ekeout June 13, 2011


I exempted my children out of testing. Waste of time. Mark Twain has only 800 students and very civil compare to its... More »

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Shelleen June 1, 2011


Hello everyone. I am a parent involved at Lafayette Elementary School in Long Beach, CA. We just won the Panasonic National School Change Award... More » 

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MagnetMom June 1, 2011


Hi Shelleen, Being in Los Angeles, it's a challenge. Happy school stories compete with professional sports,... More »

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djskribe April 11, 2011


I really wish every school would take parents concerns more serious. Im beginning to believe that the schools have more rights than the parents... More » 

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TeacherParent April 13, 2011


Parenting two children through school both with learning differences I came to believe that schools are places that move... More »

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twillmonkey May 1, 2011


I would like to say that djskribe's "every school" is really every school: public and private alike. Our kid... More »


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