The Educated Child

A Parent's Guide from Preschool Through Eighth Grade
Book cover: 'The Educated Child: A Parent's Guide from Preschool Through Eighth Grade'
Author(s): 
William J. Bennett
Chester E. Finn
John T.E. Cribb
Copyright: 
1999
Publisher: 
The Free Press
Binding: 
Softcover
Number of pages: 
666 pages
Review: 

This book is designed to assist parents in choosing and judging good schools and how well their children are doing there. Brief "scope and sequence" lists (based on the Core Knowledge Curriculum) and some suggested resources are included. Although it is not specifically aimed at homeschoolers, homeschoolers are favorably addressed in several portions and will find much useful advice and ideas in the book. It's a worthwhile read, but probably not a high priority to purchase (you might want to check it out from the library before buying it.) Like the Core Knowledge Curriculum, it does have the potential to overwhelm at the expense of learning.

Perspective: 
Judeo-Christian
Review Date: 
1-18-01
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