Throughout your child’s school years, there is always a need to communicate with the school’s teachers, administrators, and others concerned with your child’s education. If you have a dispute with the school, it’s important to have written documentation to support your position. This is commonly called a papertrail.
If it’s not in writing it doesn’t exist.
First, think about why you are writing a letter and how to clearly convey your message.
- Communicating With Your Child’s School Through Letter Writing NICHCY Legacy
- Twelve Rules for Writing Great Letters Wrightslaw
- The Art of Writing Letters Wrightslaw
Sometimes a letter needs to be written to make a formal request. Here, we have several sources for sample letters.
- MPAS Sample Letters from Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service
- RespectAbility Sample Letters from RespectAbility Law Center
- SAC Sample Letters from Student Advocacy Center