Teacher Versus Parent : Parenting Gone Wrong !

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Teacher Versus Parent. Parenting Gone Wrong! In a time when children feel they are entitled to everything and should work for notching the Parent/Teacher relationship has changed drastically in the last thirty years. Parents and teachers are supposed to work together to educate and nurture children’s development. This relationship around the country has taken a turn for the worse. Parents raise the child and are the child 's first educators. They know their child and have experienced the ups and downs in their child’s life before sending them to school and care for them every day that the child is not in school. The parents are responsible for the well-being of their child. Teachers are trained to educate the child and spend at least 6 hours a day with them. Teacher’s gets to know them well and often see a different side of the child that the parent’s never experience. There appears to be a conflict between parents and teachers these days, parents are becoming confrontational towards teachers. Parents tend to get more vocal in a negative way about issues in schools than they did thirty years ago. Teachers have also become more vocal towards parents for not taking responsibility for their child. When did it become teacher versus parent? In his CNN story “What teachers really want to tell parents?” Ron Clark states,” And if you really want to help your children be successful, stop making excuses for them. I was talking with a parent and her son about his summer

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