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Sometimes it comes from a neighbor, a friend, or someone I run into at the grocery store. At first there’s hesitancy, then an acute attention to my reaction. I know they’re trying it out, testing whether it meets at the corner of inquiry and concern, and avoiding the intersection of overbearing and offensive. It always starts the same: “I have a question I want to ask my child’s teacher. What do you think about it?”
I know that I’m not the only one fielding these, so I asked my network of teachers around the country the most common questions they receive from parents. What I heard resonated for me as both a teacher and a parent. So here they are, the 10 questions that I think speak to the complexity and importance of school and home communication.
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