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    DescriptionDespite 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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    Title
    The New Public School Parent
    Subtitle
    How to Get the Best Education for Your Elementary School Child
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bob Chase, With Bob Katz
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 131 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 218 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780142001363
    ISBN 10: 0142001368
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.1
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    BIC subject category V2: VFV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC E4L: FAM
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JNT
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: I-CF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CLVRLSRMC
    B&T General Subject: 347
    BISAC V2.8: FAM034000, EDU029000
    BIC subject category V2: JNKP
    BISAC V2.8: EDU022000, FAM016000
    DC21: 371.192
    DC22: 371.19/2, 371.192
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: LB1048.5 .C42 2002
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    The Penguin Press
    Publication date
    02 August 2004
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Bob Chase is a two-term president of the National Education Association. A teacher for twenty-five years in the Connecticut public school system, he is a nationally known opinion-maker and his writing has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and a NEA sponsored column in the Washington Post. Bob Katz's writing on children and parenting issues has appeared in the New York Times, Newsweek, Parenting, and Parents.