Mrs. Bluebird is distressed that so many parents fail to log on to her district’s online gradebook system, which would enable them to track their child’s work and progress. She comments:
That silence you hear is the sound of parent involvement, or, more precisely, the lack thereof. ... It's like they don't even care. And we wonder why the kids don't care either.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.