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A Parent's Perspective: How (and Why) to Turn the Parent-Teacher "Partnership" into a Two-Way Relationship


by Sara Bennett — March 05, 2007

If we are to stem the tide of disaffected parents and students and restore some sense of balance to our children's lives, we must figure out how to change the current paradigm so that teachers and parents have an equal role in the partnership, even if that means taking into consideration parents’ and children’s unique situations and skills, as idealistic as that sounds.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: March 05, 2007
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13716, Date Accessed: 10/18/2017 1:55:25 AM

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  • Sara Bennett

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    SARA BENNETT is the co-author of The Case Against Homework: How Homework Is Hurting Our Children and What We Can Do About It (Crown 2006) and the host of stophomework.com. She lectures widely to groups of parents and educators.
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