Who Generates Fear in Schools?

There is a short list of topics that are highly volatile in conversations: politics, religion, money – and children.

Educators know that it’s true about the mother lioness – she’s ferocious. In the case of a lioness, it’s usually a situation where her cub is in physical danger that she becomes ferocious. In the case of human parents and their children, it’s not quite so black and white.

School administrators and educators are challenged by parents with different expectations, perceptions, and demands. And sometimes parents become irate and threaten, or worse, become violent. And sad to say, the incidence of violent outbursts are increasing.
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