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The Hot-Button Issues in Today's Schools: What Every Parent Needs to Know
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The Hot-Button Issues in Today's Schools: What Every Parent Needs to Know (Hardback)

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American schools are continuously called upon to serve many constituents by providing a variety of educational and social services to learners of all ages. However, schools are often hindered by parents who do not understand or are unaware of educational issues and how they impact their children. Now more than ever before, parents need to be informed so that they may become active, knowledgeable partners in the educational process. In Hot-Button Issues In Today's Schools, Sheldon Marcus and Phillip D. Vairo examine contemporary educational issues of paramount concern to parents, including: * Teacher quality * Leadership * Testing * Homeschooling * Vouchers * Extended school year * Health and nutrition * Special education * Curriculum, and * Bilingual education This book is a must-read for every parent and educator.

Health & WellbeingAdvice on the stages of lifeAdvice on education Publisher: ScarecrowEducation Publication Date: 24/04/2006 ISBN-13: 9781578864249  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Sheldon Marcus is professor of educational leadership and policy at Fordham University's Graduate School of Education. Philip D. Vairo is former president of Worcester State College in Massachusetts and dean emeritus at California State University in Los Angeles.

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