Students should know basic manners.

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Classroom Rules of Etiquette
As your child goes back to school, knowing how to behave can be important to his or her success. Learning the rules of etiquette can help your child in their relationships both in and out of the classroom.

Ron Clark, who was named Outstanding Teacher of the Year at Disney's American Teacher Awards in 2000, wrote The Essential 55, a book detailing the lessons he believes every child should know. Ron says that children like to know what is expected of them, and he uses his rules as guidelines for his own behavior as an educator as well. He shares some of his most important rules, with one caveat: None of them will work unless the children know they're cared for.