ERIC Number: EJ612833
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
"To the Parents of..." A Parent's Perspective on the Schooling of a Struggling Learner.
Nierstheimer, Susan L.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v44 n1 p34-36 Sep 2000
Describes the author's experiences as the parent of a son who struggled from preschool until high school graduation. Describes the lack of power and respect that parents of struggling learners feel and the damage to the student of being labeled a slow learner. Notes most teachers did not see his strengths, abilities, and interests, but only pointed out his failures. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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