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My son got moved to a combo class that isn't challenging him. What should I do?
Because of such low enrollment, some of the grade levels have to be combined into classes with one teacher. At the beginning of the year, the classes were combined into K-1, 1-2, 2-3 etc. Somehow my son got dumped into the K-1 class. In the first few days (they started on 8/13) he was bringing home his class work and it was not challenging for him at all. I found out the 1st grade students in the K-1 class were actually getting Kindergarten assignments and talking about colors, the alphabet, and so on in class.
I attempted to get him moved into the 1-2 class, but it was "full" (meaning the teacher didn't want to be overwhelmed with her 17th student). The VP and I worked out a plan where he would attend the 2-3 combo class for Language Arts and K-1 for the rest of the day. Well, they just disbanded the 2-3 class. The 2nd graders went into the 1-2 class and the 3rd graders into a new 3-4 class. (you with me so far?) Now my son is back in the K-1 class all day. I was not notified and only found out because of looking at his homework and having him tell me he is no longer in the 2-3 class.
Shouldn't he be attending the 1-2 class at least for Lang Arts? Has anyone been through a similar experience? Should I go back to the VP for another solution? I have a feeling they're going to say they cannot accommodate him. What then?
Any advice, links, feedback is appreciated!