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ERIC Number: ED050198
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 302
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How to Change the Schools: A Parents' Action Handbook on How to Fight the System.
Lurie, Ellen
Contents of this manual center on and develop action check-lists for parents concerning the following topics: how to help your child do better in school; how to make sure all children learn to read--sample questionnaire: parent survey of reading achievement; how to use state and federal funds to force educational reform in your school; how to take an inventory of the staff situation in your school; how to recruit and hire good teachers; how to recruit and hire good supervisors; how to evaluate and upgrade your school's staff; how to get rid of a truly terrible principal--sample list of grievances and demands; how to improve--or change-- the report card system; how to improve--or change--homework policies; how to have a good parent-teacher conference; how to change the cumulative record system; what to do if your child is suspended from school; demand new suspension regulations and a Bill of Rights for students; how to use a public hearing for your own purposes; how to prepare a public hearing; how to force your local school board to hold good public hearings; and, how to organize parents to beat the system. (JM)
Vintage Books, Random House, Inc., New York, N.Y. ($2.95)
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Identifiers: New York (New York)