I was over at Drudge Report this morning for my daily marching orders, and I saw the following: “Parents who skip kids’ school conferences could face jail in Detroit…“, so I clicked on it. You should too.
In summation, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy wants a law passed that will put parents in jail for skipping parent-teacher conferences. Predictably, some are “for”, while others are “against”. According to the article, “Her plan would require parents to attend at least one conference per year or face three days in jail. Parents of those excelling in school would be exempt, as would those whose health issues make travel difficult and those “actively engaged” with teachers through e-mail, phone calls or letters.”