Education: We Like Parents Who . . .

One place and another, 31-year-old Headmaster Eric Johnson* of the Friends' Central School in Philadelphia had known many a badly behaved parent—the selfish, the complaining, the foolish. But there were some parents he and his teachers thought were wonderful. Last week, in his own Parents' Bulletin, he told what sort they were.

"We like parents," he began, "who do not make unreasonable demands upon us." They decidedly do not include the parents who once told him, "Johnny is a very sensitive boy. If he misbehaves, please spank the boy next to him"; or the one who "wanted to know what the school...

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