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A Kentucky Principal Answers, "How Do I Know If My Child's School is Good?"

Posted: 2003-07-16


Note that none of these questions, so important to parents and kids, ever appear on official ratings of schools.





How do you know if your child's school is good? I ask this question at parent meetings and the answers I receive are usually



* Does my child love the teacher and does the teacher love my child?



*Is the climate of the school comfortable?



* Does my child feel safe?



* Is my child learning to get along with other kids?



* Does my child enjoy going to school?



* Is my child interested in learning, and is my child learning to the best of his/her ability?





Dr. Stanton Simandle, Principal

Tates Creek Elementary School

1113 Centre Parkway

Lexington, Kentucky 40517

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