Methods for Parents to Get to Know Their Child’s School Better
- Make an appointment to visit the school.
- Go to the school; look around, talk to people.
- As appropriate, call or write to your child's teachers.
- Talk to other parents about their experiences.
- Read the minutes of the school board, which are usually printed in the local newspaper.
- Read the school newsletter.
- Try to attend school functions such as open houses and PTA meetings.