It’s hard to convince your child to work harder in school when a C and D will still keep you on the honor roll!
A Florida mom is furious that her son made the honor roll. That’s a switch! But it’s understandable. She’s been working on instilling motivation and excellence in her child. It’s hard to do that when you can still make the honor roll with C’s and D’s.
Fortunately, because of her lone voice of concern, the school district is reviewing its policy for making the honor roll and will likely revise it.
One person can make a difference. When something doesn’t look right, speak up! You kids may not be happy with you (for the moment), but they’ll be better grownups in the long run. And that’s the whole point, isn’t it!
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via The Real Side Radio Show with Joe Messina 11/18/13