Q: If I have reason to believe the education standards at my son's school aren't up to par, what do I do?
A: That's a broad question, as "education standards" are generally measured by achievement. Is it a public school or private? Where, in your opinion, does the education fail? I would recommend that you make special note of the reasons that you feel that the school is failing, determine whether the failure is systemic or a single teacher, etc. If it is a public school (in Arlington?), you can contact Pat Murphy, Ed.D., Superintendent of Arlington Public Schools. 1426 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, Virginia 22207. Telephone: (703) 228-6010, Fax: (703) 228-6188 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org . You may also find information from the Virginia Department of Education at James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219. There are several departments where you might find help. The main webpage is http://www.doe.virginia.gov/index.shtml
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