1. SIT DOWN with your child and look over the report card.
2. PRAISE YOUR CHILD. Find at least one good thing: attendance, no tardies.
3. BE CALM! Let your child tell you about his poor grades.
4. ASK how you can help your child do better.
5. ASK what your child can do to make better grades.
6. MAKE A PLAN with your child's teacher to help your child do better.