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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Tips for a better parent-school relationship

Jay Mathews of the Washington Post has been tackling some key education issues lately. His latest article is on improving parent-school relations - read it here.

Update: Courtesy of The Chalkboard, here's a story of how not to engage parents: strapping one to a gurney and sending her to a psych ward.


  • His advice is great for administrators, but communication starts at the teacher level. Parental involvement will improve when "teacher involvement" does.

    Its almost impossible to get a school district or school to change, but communication with your childs teacher can have immediate effects.

    By parentalcation, at 11:05 AM  

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