Starting School Made Worse by Strict or Mean Teachers, Says Study
Every day after school, Thomas Valero would see his young daughter crying, and he knew something was very wrong. When he finally got to the bottom of the problem, he couldn’t believe what had been going on. He had to do something rather sneaky and very underhanded, but he knew the truth had to come out.
Father Discovers Cause of Daughter’s School Misery.
When it was becoming very clear that his daughter was having difficulty adjusting to her school, Thomas knew he had to discover the cause of his little girl’s misery. Every parent wants nothing but the best for their child, and it’s normal to worry about your children if they’re in pain. Thomas was no different. When he noticed that his daughter was struggling every day, he began to grow increasingly worried and alarmed. Every day, his daughter’s behavior set off alarm bells in his mind. Thomas immediately noticed a change in his daughter.
She became increasingly emotional after starting her new school. At first, Thomas assumed that it was simply nerves relating to meeting new people and trying to perform well. But when it got worse over time, he knew that there was something more to it that he wasn’t seeing. More and more often, Thomas’s daughter began to cry and begged to stay home from school. Eventually, this became a daily routine in the Valero household.
Father Concerned as Daughter Becomes Terrified of Going to School
Every morning, his little girl would break down in tears. Thomas was understandably very worried about this. It kept getting worse until eventually, Thomas could no longer handle it. Days turned to weeks, and weeks turned into months. All the excitement and joy seemed to be gone from his daughter, but what was worse, she seemed to grow increasingly frightened of going to school.
Every morning was a battle of will, but she was clearly terrified. It got so bad that she soon didn’t want to go to school at all. Being a concerned parent, Thomas tried to find out what was wrong. He tried talking to his daughter, but she clammed up and refused to tell the truth. Thomas knew he couldn’t leave things like that. He also knew he couldn’t bear to see his daughter going on like this, but what was the alternative? Thomas’s daughter was going to Pine Grove Elementary School’s kindergarten. Thomas had never noticed any problems with his daughter before this.
New School Causes Drastic Change in Child’s Behavior and Grades, Father Investigates Possible Causes.
Before she started the new school, she’d always seemed to be a happy, friendly, healthy girl who was creative and easily made friends. Now she was like a different child. What had happened? Thomas noticed that the change in his daughter had started once she started attending the new school. He could pinpoint the time exactly. This was when she went from being a happy little girl to an emotional wreck.
Thomas began wondering what was causing it. Could it be the school or the children or even the teacher? Until this all happened, his daughter had been doing well in school. She got good grades, and the detailed feedback reports about her had all been positive for the most part. At the same time, only a few months after she started going to the school, her grades as well as her demeanor started to slip. To top it all off, she would get emotional before as well as after school. What was happening? It became too much for Thomas to see his little girl act like this. He felt so powerless.
Dad’s Concern for Daughter’s Well-being Leads to Discovery of Possible Bullying at School
However, he knew all the same that it was time to get to the bottom of the situation. He’d reached a breaking point. We’re sure any parent would feel worried about the well-being of their child. It was hard seeing his daughter unhappy every day.
He was beginning to get more and more worried about her. The more he tried finding out what was wrong, the more the little girl shrank away. That’s when he realized what could really be going on. He thought about it a lot, then he came to the conclusion that she must be getting bullied by one of her classmates or even by one of her teachers.