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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