1. “I pay 12,000 dollars a year for him to go to this school. That is enough reason for you to increase his grade.”
2. Had a parent call and ask, in complete seriousness, if we could cancel the Homecoming dance because of her freshman son.
Not because her son was sad that he had no friends to go with. She wanted us to cancel the dance because her son hated dances, and was upset that all his friends wanted to go to Homecoming instead of spending Saturday night with him.
3. I had a parent contact me with a question about their child’s grades.
If you’re wondering why that’s so crazy, I was a TA in undergrad physics lab.
4. “So teach him better manners!”
Do I look like a parent to you?
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