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 […]
A Florida legislator’s terrible idea of having teachers grade parents was shot down last year, but now has just passed a legislative committee in its first vote. You can read my previous posts on the topic here.
Lee Kolbert has written a satirical post on the grading parents proposal I’ve been writing about over the last few days. Check out My Thoughts and Predictions on Grading Parents.
I’ve written several posts about the very bad idea of teachers grading parents on their level of school engagement, which was being pushed in a Florida bill in their legislature. Happily, as a Florida newspaper reported today, the Parental Report Card [Is] Dead. Unfortunately, the bill’s sponsor plans to re-introduce it next year…