Thursday, June 9, 2022


Two school administrators chatting at a social event.  

And she went on and on and on.  Worried beyond worried.  What was I going to do?

All this over a report card?  A parent had taken a report card issue out of the classroom and all the way up to the District Office?  

Furious with me, that I didn't share her outrage over those grades.  All I could do was sit and listen and nod.

And then, the clincher:

He's 8 years old.  Second grade.  


  1. Kind of like blaming the president entirely for the high cost of gas?

  2. Oh, I like Olga's comment! And yes, Teaching gets harder and harder with so many "experts" trying to .....Oh, I almost said, "trying to call the shots". I guess I need to come up with a new expression. Oh dear.

    1. I stood there watching these brave women who just want kids to learn and who are faced with violence of every sort every day. The highs are why I am Grandma at Prince; the lows are the fears I have when I approach campus. At least now I can run :-(


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