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Parentsí Problems with Exceptional Children

by Samuel R. Laycock & George S. Stevenson - 1950

In the past two decades emphasis has been increasingly placed upon the co-operation of schoolteachers and parents in promoting the growth and development of all children. One evidence of this is the growth of the parent-teacher movement. In 1948 the National Congress of Parents and Teachers of the United States had five million members and the Canadian Federation of Home and School had one hundred and twenty-five thousand members. In addition, vigorous attempts have been made to change the traditional type of report card into a more effective means of parent-teacher co-operation. Provision for parent-teacher conferences has increased. So have facilities for liaison between home and school by means of visiting teachers, school social workers, home visits by teachers, and by means of bringing the parents into the school not only to observe but also to participate in its activities.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 49, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 51 Number 10, 1950, p. 117-134
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20188, Date Accessed: 6/6/2020 12:17:56 PM

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