“Helicopter parents can be a good thing”

Helicopter parents can be a good thing is an interesting article in the latest issue of Phi Delta Kappan.

Here’s its summary:

Helicopter parents get a bad rap. Teachers and administrators should view them as a resource — not a nuisance. By encouraging open communication, teachers can begin to understand the motivations of these parents and find creative ways to connect them with opportunities to promote their students’ academic success and the school’s overall effectiveness.

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