Tennessee Thinks Grading Parents Will Increase Engagement — Yeah, Right…

You can read here about a bill under consideration in the Tennessee legislature that would have teachers grade parents on their school involvement, a surefire way to develop and strengthen a positive teacher/parent relationship.

Other states have considered this ridiculous scheme, but wisely have backed away.

Linda Darling-Hammond says “We can’t fire our way to Finland.” Likewise, we can’t grade our way to genuine parent engagement….

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