Primary Education News

17 Jun '14

News Schools should fine 'bad parents', says Ofsted chief

Heads should be able to impose penalties on parents who don't make children do their homework, says Sir Michael WilshawTeachers should confront "bad parents" and heads should be given powers to fine mothers and fathers who fail to support their children's education, the chief inspector of schools has said.Sir Michael Wilshaw called for head teachers to be given the authority to impose financial penalties on parents who allow homework to be left undone, miss parents' evenings or fail to read with their children. Continue reading...

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