“Twice a year, they’re going to publish in the local newspaper the list of parents or guardian who for whatever reason did not participate in the parent conference,” said Long.
That quote comes from an article about how one Louisiana school district is using a state law that allows them to act against parents who don’t participate in their child’s school.
Yup, that’s a great idea. We all know how well shame works with our students, so let’s apply it to their parents. It will certainly build a great school community — NOT!
I’m adding this to The Worst Parent Engagement Ideas.