ERIC Number: ED316596
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Please Come to Open School Week = Bienvenidos a "Escuela Abierta."
United Federation of Teachers, New York, NY.
This booklet, printed in both English and Spanish, offers suggestions to parents for getting the most out of a visit to their children's schools during New York City's Open School Week. It is comprised of five sections. The first section, "The Parent/Teacher Conference," discusses the following areas: (1) questions and concerns to consider before the conference; (2) questions for the meeting with the teacher; (3) questions for parents of elementary school children; (4) questions for parents of junior high or intermediate school children; and (5) questions for parents of high school students. The second section, "The School and Classroom," encourages parents to notice school conditions and environment and suggests questions they may want to ask concerning policies, facilities, and services. The third section, "Your Child's Special Needs," lists problems and concerns that parents should discuss with teachers. The fourth section, "What Schools Offer," describes the following programs and services available from New York City public schools: (1) support services; (2) remedial programs; (3) language programs; (4) special education; (5) enrichment programs; (6) after-school programs; and (7) drug and alcohol abuse prevention programs. The fifth section, "After Your School Visit," suggests steps that parents can take to stay involved and help their children progress. (AF)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Multilingual Materials, Parent Participation, Parent Responsibility, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Teacher Conferences, Public Schools, Special Needs Students, Student Needs, Urban Education
American Federation of Teachers, P.O. Box 1157, Madison Square Station, New York, NY 10010 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Federation of Teachers, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)