Parents And Education

GUESTS: Gary Marks Senior Associate Executive Director, American Association of School Administrators Elaine McEwan Author, Angry Parents, Failing Schools [Harold Shaw, 1998] Former teacher, principal and assistant superintendent in suburb of Chicago Julie Woestehoff Executive Director, Parents United for Responsible Education (PURE) Most parents are eager to have a hand in their child's education other than carpools and homework. But with hectic schedules, many parents have a hard time attending parent-teacher night much less getting individual questions answered about their child's schooling. So when parents do take the time to reach out to their child's teachers, they don't expect to be rebuffed.

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