The Educated Child
A Parent's Guide From Preschool Through Eighth GradeBook - 1999
Just as William J. Bennett's "The Book of Virtues" has helped millions of Americans teach young people about character, "The Educated Child" delivers what you need to take control. With coauthors Chester E. Finn, Jr., and John T. E. Cribb, Jr., former Secretary of Education Bennett provides the indispensable guide.
Championing a clear "back-to-basics" curriculum that will resonate with parents and teachers tired of fads and jargon, "The Educated Child" supplies an educational road map from earliest childhood to the threshold of high school. It gives parents hundreds of practical suggestions for helping each child succeed while showing what to look for in a good school and what to watch out for in a weak one.
"The Educated Child" places you squarely at the center of your young one's academic career and takes a no-nonsense view of your responsibilities.It empowers you as mothers and fathers, enabling you to reclaim what has been appropriated by "experts" and the education establishment. It out-