Im having trouble with my sons teacher.He just started school in august and we're having trouble already.She wants him to go to school half a day I want him to go all day and I told her that but shes acting like its her decision.How do I change the situation.Its obvious I will have to go over her head.I dont trust this woman at all.She's had compaints in the past.My son Gavin is 4 years old the grade is prek.what do I have to do for Gavin to have his own aid.Let me know what yall think ladies??


Jodi - posted on 09/02/2012




Does Gavin have a disability? That is the only way he will get his own learning aid.

Other than that, has the teacher indicated WHY she thinks Gavin should only do half a day? I really think you should listen to her reasoning. After all, she may have her reasons. I am not sure what she has done to you that you don't trust her, but really, I couldn't give any advice unless I knew her reasons for suggesting half days were better. Quite honestly, if he is requiring his own aid in your opinion, then she may have a point.

Just remember, too, that all day is a long time for a 4 year old. Some 4 year olds don't cope with that. Most children here in Australia are 5 before they have to go to school all day every day, and for very good reason.


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