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How do I tell my child that they are being held back in 1st grade?

By Guide August 10, 2014 - 2:18pm
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I am worried about my child's self esteem, but more concerned about her academics and getting a solid foundation in 1st grade. She's starting a new school this year and repeating first grade is in her best interests. How do I break the news to her? I am concerned about her self esteem. Any advice would really be appreciated. Thank you!

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Thanks Susan!

I love all your thoughts :-) I really appreciate all the time you put into helping me out! I am really embracing the opportunity for her to get a stronger foundation. She is also one of the youngest, so I think it's a great thing! 

It's nice to know you have children and can relate!!

Have a great week and thank you!



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