Sunday, June 19, 2005
Teacher Gifts Run the Gamut -- But No More Mugs, Please
Teacher Gifts Run the Gamut -- But No More Mugs, Please: "'Kids were giving teachers bracelets, expensive perfume and blouses,' said Dom Pendino of the Lower Merion Education Association, a Pennsylvania teachers union. Now a note goes out every year to remind parents to refrain from gift-giving. Teachers are required to turn over any presents they get (even brownies, they complain) to their principal."