Resource: What Makes a Good School? A Guide for Parents Seeking Excellence in Education
Website: What Makes a Good School? A Guide for Parents Seeking Excellence in Education
Organization: The Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards & Student Testing (CRESST)
URL: http://www.cse.ucla.edu/products/parents/cresst_GoodSchool.pdf
Description: This guide, published by The Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing, seeks to help parents determine the best educational options for their child. The characteristics of what constitutes a good school are presented in this report; listed are the qualities of effective administrators, teachers and counselors. There is also an emphasis on good schools meeting the needs of a diverse student body, providing a broad curriculum geared toward students on many levels.

Comments: Contributed by: DITD Team Member on 12/20/2004
This article offers useful insight on how to narrow down your child's school choice. This article breaks it down piece by piece, and also gives different points of view.

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