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Should you Be Facebook Friends with Your Child's Teacher?

Just wondering.

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Asked by SavageGrl at 4:24 PM on Dec. 13, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I don't know. I would accept a request if I received one but I wouldn't feel right requesting them. We're on great terms and do volunteer stuff together, but I guess I'd feel like I was intruding if I made the first move. That being said though, I guess my answer to your question would be that I wouldn't see a problem with it if you are actually friendly on the side of school.

    Answer by Jessica157 at 4:26 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • If SHE sent the request SURE why not i would not send a request to her though just in respect for her privacy

    Answer by rebeccadac at 4:31 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • That's a little weird in my opinion

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 4:31 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I wouldn't the teacher needs her privacy and should be able to whine and complain about work "or whatever" on her personal Facebook without having to worry about her students parents checking up on her. Although I know that some teachers have a personal account AND a teaching account so they can be "friends" with students and parents.

    Answer by tobys.mommy at 4:38 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I wouldn't send a request for any teacher. They have a private life and to be honest it is not my business. I would be happier if I could look at my children's teachers as teachers and not friends who I can stalk on facebook. I think it is weird. But every people is different.

    Answer by adriennfaklya at 4:39 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • Only if the teacher had set up a page specifically for that purpose. Her personal page? I'm inclined to say no.

    Answer by vicesix at 4:42 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I wouldn't, they have enough info. We need some space between us.

    Answer by bubs57 at 6:20 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • A parent can be a facebook friend with the teacher with no problems. I never accept friend requests from my students. I tell them that all the time, but they send the request all the time. I am only friends with graduated students who I don't see daily.

    Answer by jesse123456 at 7:38 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

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