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Last Word on school conferences, Nov. 18

Last Word on school conferences, Nov. 18

School conferences

I left the first day of parent teacher conferences at my elementary school feeling very disheartened. I prepared your child's report card to share with you. I collected writing samples and reading assignments your child has completed. I wanted to show you how much your child has grown since the beginning of the year. I wanted to tell you how proud I was of how hard he is working and how much his classmates like him. I wanted you to know how your child makes us smile each day and what he really enjoys learning about. I hired a babysitter to watch my children so I could be there late and you wouldn't have to leave work early. I missed a choir rehearsal. I arranged...