Depends on what side of Atlanta you work in ...
Teacher (Current Employee) – Atlanta, GA – March 16, 2018
I happen to work on the North side of Atlanta, where we have "better" conditions. My particular school is not on an improvement list. Having said that, parents on the more affluent side of town still don't parent their children (misbehavior, entitlement, inability to perform simple tasks because everything is done for them). We are expected to go above and beyond for the more affluent parents. Administration yields to whatever the affluent parents want, and tolerates their every tantrum and ridiculous request. We are asked to come to meetings with parents after school (5:00 pm) for no pay, and we are expected to keep their children happy at school regardless of what that means for instruction. Teachers don't hold the value they used to. If I say your child did something I am "out to get" your child, not concerned about their behavior. Affluent parents think because they have money, their child is perfect and any indication against this is a lie by the teacher.
Parents, entitled kids, no support from admin.