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Parents hire teacher to attend school meetings
(China Daily)
Updated: 2009-05-06 10:07

Several parents in Shanghai have hired an experienced teacher to attend parent-teacher meetings on their behalf.

Hu, an English teacher, was recently paid by a busy real estate developer to attend a meeting.

Xi, the developer, also asked Hu to help provide him with professional suggestions and work out a plan to help improve his son's studies.

Hu posed as the student's uncle at the meeting. He said as a teacher he could communicate well with the teachers and offer good instructions to students.

(Shanghai Morning Post)