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5 Red Flags to Watch for this School Year

Feb. 22, 2024

The school year is now in full swing and it’s natural for both children and their parents to quickly settle into autopilot mode. However, Elieen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center cautions parents to pay attention to any academic warning signs that appear early in the school year. “Many students experience ups and downs, but parents should watch for indicators of larger issues,” says Huntington. “The longer you ignore certain problems, the more likely they are to become worse and more difficult to correct.”

Understanding Elementary School Report Cards

Sep. 11, 2023

The standards-based report card shows advancement toward mastery of those standards. Put simply, these marks represent a student’s progress at the time of the report toward each standard being measured.

Evaluating Your Student’s Midyear Progress During the COVID School Year

Jan. 02, 2021

In a typical school year, it’s smart for parents to use the midyear report card as a chance to “take a pulse” on their children’s learning progress. This year the midyear report card will be more important than ever to your student's success.

Five Tips for Reviewing the Midyear Report Card

Jan. 21, 2020

It’s a brand-new year and a brand-new term of school. That means the midyear report card has come home, which might be a source of stress, a source of pride or a little of both. Here are some tips on what to look for in your child's mid-year report card.

Parents' Guide to the First Report Card

Nov. 06, 2018

The first marking period of the year does not have to conjure up stress for children and their parents. "The report card should be viewed as an opportunity to identify any potential trouble areas, address any issues and set goals with your child," advises Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center. As the first academic review of your child's school performance this year, Huntington suggests that parents keep in mind the following when they receive their child's fall report card:

How Parents Can Use the Midyear Report Card to Their Child’s Advantage

Jan. 16, 2018

With the first half of the school year now finished, it’s time for a mid-year check-in with first-semester report cards. Although some children dread report card time, report cards are a valuable tool and create the opportunity for conversation between parents and their children about how things are going.


Dec. 27, 2017

Is your child struggling to develop basic reading skills? If so, you're not alone. By the latest estimates, as many as 40 percent of the nation's 4th graders aren't reading at grade level.

Report Card Review: Turning the Year Around

Dec. 12, 2017

Though hard to believe, the school year is nearly halfway over. As the holiday season quickly approaches, your elementary student will soon receive his or her second report card, which serves as an even more revealing indication of academic performance than the first.

Three Things To Consider When Your Child Gets a Bad Report Card

Nov. 14, 2017

One question that is often asked by parents is what to do when their child receives a bad report card?

Questions to Ask About Your Child’s First Report Card of the Year

Oct. 20, 2017

It’s the start of a brand-new school year, which will be full of new adventure for your child. Soon, you’ll receive his or her first report card—an official status update on how things are going. “Parents should take this first ‘check-up’ of the year as an opportunity to open the lines of communication with their children and their children’s teachers,” says Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center. When the first-semester report card comes home, what should you address during those conversations? Here are several questions to ask:

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