August 31, 2001

Parent Information Hotline to Operate Aug. 27 - Sept. 7

Confused, frazzled or otherwise anxious parents can get help regarding their beginning-of-the-school-year concerns by calling the San Diego City Schools Parent Information Hotline. The hotline will operate weekdays from Monday, Aug. 27, through Friday, Sept. 7, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The first day of school is Tuesday, Sept. 4 The hotline will not operate on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.

Hotline operators will help answer questions about enrollment, immunizations and other issues that often pop up for parents around the opening of the school year. If they cannot answer a specific question, the operators will make a telephone referral to the appropriate office for the information.

The telephone number is (619)725-5590.

The hotline will not handle complaints. Persons with a general complaint are asked to call the Support Department of the Superintendent at (619)725-5525. Parents with a complaint or concern about their child's school or teacher should first contact the principal of the school.

The web site for general information about San Diego City Schools is

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