Spending the time and effort to create a system for handling the constant flow of paperwork and a routine for maintaining it will benefit you and your child. You both will be able to find what you need when you need it and not waste time and energy in the process!
If you have kids, you know that student and organized doesn't go together. How many times has your child been late or called from school and asked you to drop off homework, a project, lunch, or even an entire backpack? And, have you looked in that backpack lately? The good news is that there is a growing field of professionals who can help children get organized. They are called Student Organizers.