TITLE

Parent Anxiety and School Reform

AUTHOR(S)
Fried, Robert L.
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Phi Delta Kappan;Dec98, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p264
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the opinion of Alfie Kohn regarding the involvement of parents of high-achieving students in school reform. Kohn's indictment of these parents and its implications; His attack on affluent, educationally-focused parents; Failure of educators and policy makers to make schools work for all students; Kohn ignoring systemic failures in education; Parental intervention and the politics of reform; What schools and districts can do.
ACCESSION #
1422855

 

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