Selecting class for kids not random

Parents: Schools are getting ready to decide what classroom your child will be in next school year.

The principals making those decisions will listen to your concerns about how easy or difficult it is for your children to focus in school or how they may need some extra help understanding math. But they won’t let you decide which teacher your child will get.

Teachers and principals work for months to decide which students are assigned to which classroom. Schools have to consider factors such as students’ abilities or how much assistance they may or may not need, and which children don’t get along or get along too well.

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