The New Public School Parent: How To Get The Best Education For Your Elementary School Child

Author: Bob Chase, Bob Katz,
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Keywords: education, elementary, parent, school, public,
Pages: 288
Published: 2002-07-30
Language: English
Category: Parenting, Parenting & Relationships,
ISBN-10: 0142001368     ISBN-13: 9780142001363
Binding: Paperback
List Price: 19.00 USD
  • Rating: 60%
Despite controversies over standardized testing, school funding, and teacher quality, more than ninety percent of American children attend public schools. In The New Public School Parent, parents will learn all they need to know about how the public school system works and, more importantly, how to navigate it to ensure that their children are getting the education that they deserve.

With The New Public School Parent, Bob Chase, a leading advocate for public education, provides parents with an empowerment tool that addresses the most important issues for public school parents today, such as:

* Getting the most out of the parent-teacher conference
* Facing standardized tests
* Understanding how your child learns
* Making sure your child is challenged
* What to do when your child falls behind
* Learning disabilities

Backed by solid data and the most current research available-including vivid, real-life examples-The New Public School Parent will help all parents decode the shifting and often perplexing experience of public schools.

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