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Checklist: Which School Records to Keep

By The Understood Team

It’s important to keep different kinds of records to help you chart your child’s progress. Having these documents will also make it easier for you to talk with school officials. Use this checklist to see what to keep.

School Records to Keep

Learn how to organize your child’s records in a three-ring binder. Find out how schools monitor student progress. Get tips on how to partner with your child’s teacher.

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The Understood Team is composed of writers, editors and community moderators, many of whom have children with learning and attention issues.

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Ginny Osewalt is certified in elementary and special education, with experience in inclusion, resource room and self-contained settings.

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