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ERIC Number: ED430058
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 49
Abstractor: N/A
Parents' Handbook for Successful Schools = Manual de Padres para Escuelas de Exito.
Patterson, Chris
This handbook is designed to help parents learn more about what is taking place in the schools their children attend and to help parents evaluate the effectiveness of the school's academic program. It offers tips for locating important information and identifies where assistance can be obtained. A checklist is provided to help parents identify the activities that are important to academic success and to help determine the extent to which these activities are present in their children's schools. Items on the checklist are questions about curricula and instructional practices. Questions to ask about curricula are broken down by subject area. The handbook also recommends publications and web sites for more information about educational issues. (Contains 36 resources.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: EnglishSpanish
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Public Policy Foundation, San Antonio.
Note: A separately-published Spanish version of the same text is appended.