ERIC Number: EJ550973
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Parents' Rights: Are Middle Schools at Risk?
Kaplan, Leslie S.
Schools in the Middle, v7 n1 p35-38,48 Sep-Oct 1997
Examines the objections of parents' rights advocates to middle school philosophies and programs. Considers how to address parental concerns about middle level education, including grouping students for learning; integration of curriculum, instruction, and assessment; and school climate. Recommends that middle schools focus on academic achievement, research to enhance student learning, and communication with parents. (KB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Advocacy, Educational Environment, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Education, Family School Relationship, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Integrated Curriculum, Middle Schools, Parent Attitudes, Parent Rights, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parents, Social Action
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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