Letters: Mar. 14, 2005

What Teachers Hate About Parents

"People wonder why children are rude, belligerent and disrespectful. Your article has the answer: they learn it from their parents."

JILL A. GORZE - Pittsburgh

I TAUGHT HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH FOR 34 years and can strongly identify with your article "Parents Behaving Badly" [Feb. 21]. It is so refreshing to read something from the teacher's point of view for a change. Most articles note the flaws in the education profession but seldom discuss, let alone blame, parents for any part in the problem. I am pleased that most of the parents I was actually able to...

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