Excellent article. Basically describes many of the parent personalities I've encountered throughout my 16 years of teaching. I see no harm with the usage of the word 'problem parent' here...it's an appropriate term because it can definitely cause problems. Both parties involved need to be easy going and flexible and acknowledge each others 'points', 'needs' and try as hard as possible to remember that as a teacher we're there to support the child. Will forward this article to staff for sure.
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