Hold parents accountable too
In response to “Five ways to help public schools” (Jan. 11 Opinion):
Justin Parmenter’s oped piece was excellent. I agree wholeheartedly with the five ways, especially “Pay teachers well.”
However, one way was not mentioned and that is: Hold parents accountable for their children.
Education begins at home and continues throughout the child’s days in a classroom. Parenting does not stop when they send their child to