Holiday Vacation: 6 Ideas for Handling Missed School

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Do a Grades Audit

Taking your kid out of school for days at a time could leave him lagging behind, especially if his grades aren't up to par. If your child has been struggling in math, is it really the best choice to let him miss three or four days—even near the holidays? Look over recent report cards and correspondence with his teacher. If he's been struggling, you may want to plan your holidays closer to home.