Florida Lawmaker proposes grading parents along with students

Posted January 20th, 2011 by pmfalcon

A Florida state lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would require teachers to give parents in Florida a grade for how involved they are with their child's education. Schools can only do so much. "We hold teachers accountable, we're holding students accountable, we're holding administrators accountable."
K-12 parents would be assessed, but only Kindergarten through 3rd grade would receive a satisfactory, unsatisfactory, or needs improvement grade.

Ashamed to live in Lakeland

dharveymi 4 years 32 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago

I'm ashamed to say that the voters in my community voted for this person; get me out of here. What comes next? Do we fine parents who teachers don't like? Let's double their property taxes. What you work for a living and don't have time to talk to your kids' teachers at the appointed time, during their planning hour 10-11am? That's no excuse. What if your kids' teachers just don't like you or your kids? No excuse. If you still have your kids in public school, you should definitely get a bad parent grade, or at least a stupid parent grade.

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