The observance of George Washington’s birthday reminds us not to tell lies. Yet, if he were a public school teacher these days, he would be forced to fib a lot. And if, in addition to being father of our country, he was father of a school child, there’s a good chance he would be badly misled about his child’s academic progress. Teachers are my heroes. They are under-valued, underpaid and overworked. And yet, am I suggesting that they are untruthful?
Kalman Hettleman: The big lies that schools tell parents
February 21, 2023