I'm a parent, and I just happened to come across your article. I have tried not to be what teachers may call a "Problem Parent", but my daughter's teacher has made me feel that she thinks that I am. On two occasions, I have sent an email to her, only to be ignored. This seems completely unprofessional to me. Now I feel that I can't contact her with any questions that I might have about my child's academics, because she probably won't respond. I thought that parents and teachers were supposed to be partners in the child's education, but how can we work as partners when she won't communicate with me? Should I go over her head to her principal with my concerns? What is your opinion?
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