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The New Public School Parent : How to Get the Best Education for Your Elementary School Child

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Today 90 percent of America s children attend public schools. It s safe to say that 100 percent of their parent s wish for the best possible education for their child. But how do we achieve this? With the New Public School Parent, Bob Chase, a veteran teacher, leading advocate for public education, and two-term president of the National Education Association, provides parents with a roadmap for navigating today s increasingly complex public school system. Backed by solid data, including vivid, real-life examples The New Public School Parent covers such topics as: . Facing the standardized test . Getting the best teacher for your child . Coping with learning disabilities in the classroom . Making sure your gifted child is challenged . What to do when your child falls behind . Becoming an advocate for your child and your child s school An essential guide for all parents. James P. Comer, M.d., Yale University Child Study Center"show more

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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 131.3 x 210.6 x 17.5mm | 217.73g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • The Penguin Press
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0142001368
  • 9780142001363

About Bob Chase

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.show more

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