GUEST COLUMN: Back-to-school required reading
Once upon a time, 40 years ago when I began my teaching career as a band director:
Parents made their children behave. No more.
Parents would tell me at conferences that if they (their children) got in trouble at school they would be in “double trouble” at home. No more.
Parents would verify what their children were telling them at home with the teacher. No more.
Parents would “thank” the teacher for disciplining their children.
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