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Parental problems may be at the root of school issues
Parenting Advice
Rosemond John
John Rosemond
An early childhood educator of 38 years standing left a message asking if I had advice for encouraging cooperation from parents. She reports what every veteran teacher (defined as having 20 years or more classroom experience) I have spoken with over the past 40 years reports: to wit, that it is the rare parent who does not become defensive, even accusatory, when a teacher reports misbehavior.
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