Parent Guidebook: What You Need to Know about Placing Your Children in the New York City Public Schools [Chinese]
Advocates for Children of New York, New York Immigration Coalition
This booklet is designed to provide Chinese-speaking parents with information they need to place their child in a New York City public school. It discusses parental rights and the right of all children to receive a free public education, regardless of immigration status. The booklet contains 12 sections that address the following: (1)parental rights; (2) how the New York City Public School System works, special education evaluations, and specific rights of a student with a disability; (3) enrolling a child in school and how to register a child for different types of school programs; (4) English as a Second Language and bilingual classes; (5) how the school year is planned, parental participation, and accommodations for parents with disabilities; (6) student report cards and records; (7) student conduct and discipline at school; (8) promotion to the next grade level; (9) transportation to and from school; (10) breakfast and lunch meals at school; and (11) parental rights and responsibilities. The guidebook also lists agencies that can assist parents in their primary language as well as listings for health agencies and other public services. Material is presented in Chinese.
Advocates for Children of New York, New York Immigration Coalition. Parent Guidebook: What You Need to Know about Placing Your Children in the New York City Public Schools [Chinese] (1998). Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.: New York, NY.
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Languages Available: Chinese, English, Korean, Russian, Spanish
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