If your child has things going on in their life, for us it was my husband being gone most of the last 2 yrs to Iraq. You can forget it. They act like they care but not really. Its too much to go into here. But basically if your kid doesn't toe the line you can count on being called in alot.
Administration is too interested in 'supporting' the teachers to the detriment of students and their parents. Administration needs to learn how to work better with parents and put the CHILDREN'S needs before their own ego.