My son attends a private school, they gaved me a paper to sign that states that he is getting a D- for the 4th quarter, F in homework. I have done all the homework with him throughout the year. Since I told the school he was not going to attend in the fall because he was going to go to a Chruistian Elementary School they've been very upset.My son is already enrolled at the other school. What can I do?
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): California
Thank you for your question.My apologies to you on your situation. In terms of grading the student, that is really up to the teacher which means that the teacher, provided that the grades are fairly earned, can indeed provide your son with such grades. Even if homework was done together, if it was incomplete, incorrect, or your son failed to turn it in to the teacher, the teacher could legitimately provide him with a failing grade. To possibly find out more consider setting up an appointment with the teacher and really find out how your son was doing, as well as with the principal or the director of education at the school.Good luck.Dimitry Esquire41051.0924727662
The teacher and principal waited till the 4th quarter to inform me that he wasn't doing well.They even suggested to have him diagnosed by a physician. Do I ahev any rights in California?
Thank you for your follow-up.My apologies to you but the rights here belong to the teachers who have the ability and the right to give your son a grade that he deserves. While a good teacher may want to inform you of problems, a teacher in California (in public or private setting) is not legally required to do so. You may want to consider having your child diagnosed or reviewed, and see if he may have difficulty with absorbing information or with evaluating the assignments provided to him by the teacher.Good luck.Dimitry Esquire41051.1017027778
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