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In Defense of the 5 Minute Parent-Teacher Conference

I just got home from parent teacher conferences for my 7th grade son who attends our local middle school.  The conferences are only five minutes long, largely because the sheer number of students rotating through at least five teachers per day makes the scheduling of conferences difficult in logistical terms. The teachers’ contract adds to that… Continue reading In Defense of the 5 Minute Parent-Teacher Conference