Are parents to blame for bad behaviour in schools?

Education experts have told MPs that many parents set a bad example to their children, for example, by encouraging them to ‘hit back’.

Parents are undermining teachers’ efforts to improve children’s behaviour by setting a bad example, MPs heard today.

Education experts told the cross-party commons education select committee that parents were increasingly in conflict with teachers over what constitutes good behaviour.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/mortarboard/2010/oct/13/parents-blamed-for-bad-behaviour

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