As parents, you try and raise your kids right so that when they go out into society — and to school — they treat people with respect. But once they're out of your sight, there are other influences on their behavior, like teachers, for example.
That brings us to a letter written by a retired teacher that addresses the issue of parental responsibility.
If there's one thing that we've seen from parents on social media, it's that they don't like to be told how to raise their kids.
We've seen it a number of matters.
@crwnclthg I'm not shaming anyone but most times school administrators would call parents if students break the dre… https://t.co/wpjF8zkTT9— Nia 🇬🇭✨ (@Nia 🇬🇭✨)1502837420.0
But that's certainly not the only instance in which parents have clapped back.
You know what's extremely counterproductive in educational settings? Shaming parents who can't attend after school meetings/sessions.— Dr. Cokley 👩🏾🏫 (@Dr. Cokley 👩🏾🏫)1506041376.0
Regardless of the circumstances, some parents have another explanation for getting called out by schools.
@cbokhove @DisIdealist @MrDeach27 @mikercameron parent shaming or blaming appears to be acceptable, even to the ext… https://t.co/5WFzgEfB0t— Sue Cowley 🇪🇺 (@Sue Cowley 🇪🇺)1505307762.0
Amid all this controversy, one retired teacher sent out a message that has parents FUMING!
In is she says that when it comes to a child’s academic failure, it’s not the school’s fault, but the parent’s.
via: FacebookWhen it was posted to Facebook, it instantly went viral and has more than 551,000 shares and counting.