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'Ooops! My mistake. That was the yearly budget estimate, no the monthly estimate.'
'He's 'old school', he still drinks coffee at meetings.'
'This man has some sort of complaint about the pie his wife bought at the PTA bake sale, sir.'
'How's the school board meeting going?'
Teacher to other: 'The parents I love the most are the ones I never have to talk to.'
'It's a subpoena from the PTA.'
'I'd love to have you join, Mom, but the medical school I go to doesn't have a PTA.'
"The good news is, the children in the district have strong writing skills. The bad news is, we have sustained a letter-writing campaign from the third grade."
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"I wanted to speak to Jennifer's parents about her absenteeism, but they never showed up."
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"May I suggest volunteering to take over the PTA sign-up committee."
"Do you realize that the only change we have had, in this school, is in our school telephone number?"
'You want the committee to study overcrowding in schools? They meet over there in the broom closet.'
'Then it's agreed. Our mission statement will be to deliver more and better education.'
'I nominated you for class mother elections and you won.'
'Your first tie-breaking vote?'
'I'm not saying he's a rotten kid, but he's on the PTA's 'most wanted' list.'
'The driver education teacher requests an exemption from the ban on prayer during school-sponsored activities.'
'Mom, you're so popular! It was unanimous when I volunteered you to head the team fund raiser!'
Worried about their funding, the Pentagon went to schools to learn how to run successful bake sales.
'We have so many meetings on how to teach better, we don't have time to teach at all.'
'Why don't we just close the schools, and do it all with correspondence courses!'
'Due to cuts, the school will only be open 6 to 10 on Sunday night.'
'We lost your case, but the PR was a success. Three publishers are bidding on your story, and 30 PTAs are petitioning to have the book banned.'
'Please don't judge a book by its curse words.'