Q. I failed a student because he did not turn in work in my class. I met with his parents to outline what he needed to do to pass. He did not choose to complete those requirements. They have contacted the principal, the school board and the superintendent. Now they want another conference with me.[…]

Educators: What Parents Want From Teacher Conferences

Parents want more than just “surface information” from teachers during parent-teacher conferences. Parents might be interested in test scores and attendance records. But they also want to delve deeper into their children’s school life. They want to know if their children are happy in school and how they interact with other students and adults. For[…]