“I thought everything was fine!”
Have you ever been surprised when report cards came home? The sharing of information between teachers and parents is essential if you want to have a complete picture of how your child is doing in school. Communicating regularly with your child’s teacher will also help everyone working with him or her at school to fully understand your child’s particular strengths, weaknesses, and personality.
To help forge this relationship between school and parents, the U.S. Department of Education has some tips for you. Working with Teachers and Schools — Helping Your Child Succeed in School