San Diego Public Schools
At San Diego Apartments, we understand the importance of education in today's
society. Parents want nothing more than to place their children in schools where
they know their children will be in good hands. Especially when moving to a new
area, parents want to make sure that there are appropriate schools nearby.
Researching specific needs and wants for their children's education is the first
step that any moving parent should take. A simple phone call to the school's
district will answer most of your questions, but not all. Some cases may require
a visit to a counselor who is more than willing to help a parent find the right
education and school for their kids. The internet is also a very useful source
for information regarding ANYTHING related to your child's education. Here is a
link to the San Diego Unified School District website as well as the
San Diego County Office of Education.
San Diego Unified School
San Diego County Office
The San Diego County Board of Education shall provide the highest quality
education for students in County Office operated programs, and will support
local school boards in providing the same for their students while acknowledging
each board's responsibility to represent and serve their community. This will be
accomplished by the San Diego County Office of Education providing quality
services, effective and efficient use of resources, and innovative leadership to
school districts and working collaboratively to meet the educational needs of
students and expectations of the public by providing high quality education.
Through its leadership, accessibility, support, accountability, and
technology, the SDCOE shall:
- Identify, assess, and respond to needs of all school districts
with special attention to small districts.
- Work with school districts to improve achievement for all
students, with a priority on low-performing schools, low-performing
students, and the elimination of the achievement gap, by focusing on
rigorous content, high performance standards, effective assessment,
data management and analysis, school readiness, and by encouraging
participation in academic competitions.
- Assist school districts in addressing the impact generated by the
diversity of student populations resulting from changing county
- Provide cost-effective professional development, including
web-based services, to increase the performance, effectiveness,
accountability, and expertise of teachers and other personnel at all
school districts and the County Office.
- Assist school districts in complying with legal, fiscal, and
program requirements through state and federal regulations for
programs such as No Child Left Behind and services for English
- Identify, communicate, and assist districts in responding to
current and future issues in education, such as critical thinking
skills and promotion of academic integrity as well as trends in
enrollment, testing reform, and recruitment and training of
prospective district leaders.
- Provide challenging and relevant educational programs to students
in County Office operated programs that focus on literacy and
mathematics and utilize multiple measures to produce measurable growth
in student performance in these academic areas.
- Develop and implement programs and strategies that promote
effective parent, business, and community participation in schools,
and that include parents as partners in the educational process.
- Work proactively with school districts to promote and enhance
public awareness of the role of the County Board of Education, promote
confidence in public education and utilize multiple methods to
communicate to the community the benefits, services, and successes of
educational programs provided by school districts and the County
- Improve the quality, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of school
districts and the County Office in order to maximize resources, with
an emphasis on assuring district fiscal solvency, the promotion of
grant funding and local and state bond opportunities, and assist with
improved attendance for revenue enhancement.
- Assist districts in supporting student well-being especially in
areas of health and nutrition, safe schools, child abuse prevention,
and suicide prevention.
General Homework Tips for Parents
- Make sure your child has a quiet, well-lit place to do homework.
Avoid having your child do homework with the television on or in places
with other distractions, such as people coming and going.
- Make sure the materials your child needs, such as paper, pencils
and a dictionary, are available.
Ask your child if special materials will be needed for some projects and
get them in advance.
- Help your child with time management.
Establish a set time each day for doing homework. Don't let your child
leave homework until just before bedtime. Think about using a weekend
morning or afternoon for working on big projects, especially if the
project involves getting together with classmates.
- Be positive about homework.
Tell your child how important school is. The attitude you express about
homework will be the attitude your child acquires.
- When your child does homework, you do homework.
Show your child that the skills they are learning are related to things
you do as an adult. If your child is reading, you read too. If your child
is doing math, balance your checkbook.
- When your child asks for help, provide guidance, not answers.
Giving answers means your child will not learn the material. Too much help
teaches your child that when the going gets rough, someone will do the
work for him or her.
- When the teacher asks that you play a role in homework, do it.
Cooperate with the teacher. It shows your child that the school and home
are a team. Follow the directions given by the teacher.
- If homework is meant to be done by your child alone, stay away.
Too much parent involvement can prevent homework from having some positive
effects. Homework is a great way for kids to develop independent, lifelong
- Stay informed.
Talk with your child's teacher. Make sure you know the purpose of homework
and what your child's class rules are.
- Help your child figure out what is hard homework and what is easy
Have your child do the hard work first. This will mean he will be most
alert when facing the biggest challenges. Easy material will seem to go
fast when fatigue begins to set in.
- Watch your child for signs of failure and frustration.
Let your child take a short break if she is having trouble keeping her
mind on an assignment.
- Reward progress in homework.
If your child has been successful in homework completion and is working
hard, celebrate that success with a special event (e.g., pizza, a walk, a
trip to the park) to reinforce the positive effort.
Source from San Diego Public Schools
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