ERIC Number: ED303885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
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A Parents' Guide to Selecting a School for Their Children.
Pautler, Albert J., Jr.; Pautler, Marilyn J.
This book is a series of questions that parents can use in gathering information about the education quality of a particular school. These questions could be asked of school officials at the school being considered. The contents of this guide are divided into sections by topic: (1) school district philosophy/goals/objectives; (2) accreditation; (3) teacher/student ratios; (4) school district enrollment over time; (5) tax rate; (6) actual per pupil costs; (7) teaching ratios and staffing; (8) graduate history; (9) some district facts; (10) special services; (11) curriculum-based questions; (12) school-related activities; (13) library, media, and computers; (14) parental and community involvement; and (15) special schools and transportation. Appended are nine references. (SI)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Facilities, Educational Objectives, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Libraries, Parent Participation, Parent Responsibility, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Parents, School Choice, School Districts, School Effectiveness, Tax Rates, Teacher Student Ratio, Transportation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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