What do parents need to know about private schools?

What do parents need to know about private schools?

These parents want to know what they can expect in terms of special education supports for their child in a private school setting. The fact of the matter is that students enrolled in private schools by their parents do not have the same right to special education under the law as students enrolled in public schools.

Do You Believe in public school or private school?

None of these are compelling reasons. Or, rather, the compelling ones (behavioral or learning issues, wanting a not-subpar school for your child) are exactly why we should all opt in, not out. I believe in public education, but my district school really isn’t good! you might say.

Is it bad to send your child to private school?

A manifesto. Send your kids to public school, even if you can afford private. Future generations will thank you. You are a bad person if you send your children to private school. Not bad like murderer bad—but bad like ruining-one-of-our-nation’s-most-essential-institutions-in-order-to-get-what’s-best-for-your-kid bad. So, pretty bad.

How to determine if private school is worth it?

When determining if private education is worth it, you have to look at your child and what kind of setting the child learns best in, your child’s natural talents and interests, and what kind of social setting your child thrives in.

Can a police officer question a child as a witness?

If police, including officers on the street and school police officers, begin questioning a child and the child requests that she be allowed to call a parent or have a parent present, the police should stop and allow her to do so. This article addresses the topic of police interviewing children as witnesses or victims of crime.

Can a parent afford to send their child to private school?

That’s a fact acknowledged even by parents who can afford private tutoring or private school for their children, and who struggle with the question of how to help their own kids without exacerbating educational inequity.

Can a child witness be accompanied by a dog?

A child witness also could be allowed more breaks than an adult while testifying—if necessary. In some courts, judges allow the child to be accompanied by a courthouse dog—a dog specially trained to help children and other vulnerable witnesses feel calm and safe at the courthouse and during testimony.

Can a parent refuse to have their child interviewed by the police?

However, if a parent is present when the police approach the child or police ask permission in advance, a parent can refuse to allow the child to be interviewed.