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What to do When Your Kid’s Teacher Wants to Talk About Behavior Problems

Parent teacher conference

Remember the teacher is there to help you and your child.

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A creeping feeling of dread comes the . Early in the school year, the teacher pulls you aside or sends an email saying,“Can we find some time to talk?” Most parents know in the back of their mind some , but don’t know how they’ll manifest in school. As a parent, the conversations that follow can be daunting. But you can do your child, and yourself, a world of good if you hone in on what your child's teacher is saying. Here are five steps

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