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The second most important decision you will make as a parent — apart from deciding to have the kid in the first place — is deciding which school for them to enroll in. Make the right decision and you could put them on a path toward lifelong learning, a prestigious college education and a successful career. Choose wrong, and well, you know. Talk about pressure. Luckily for parents, Peg Tyre, author of The Trouble with Boys and a former Newsweek education reporter, has a new book to help parents evaluate both schools and teachers so they can find the right place for their child. Fittingly, it’s called The Good School: How Smart Parents Get Their Kids the Education They Deserve.[1]

 

Read more:

Time Magazine 8/24/11, ‘The Good School’ by author Peg Tyre Article

Does Class Size Matter, Excerpt from “The Good School, How Parents  Get Their Kids the Education They Deserve”

New York Times 9/18/11 ‘Putting Parents in Charge’ by Author Peg Tyre

National Public Radio, 8/28/11, ‘The Good School’ Author Peg Tyre Interview

Education Next 9/15/11 ‘The Good School’ by author Peg Tyre Article and Podcast



[1] Excerpt from Time U.S. online “7 Things You Need to Know About a School (Before You Enroll Your Kid) by Kayla Webley. Wednesday, August 24, 2011