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Helping Parents To Select and Evaluate Private Reading/Learning Centers
Reading Horizons
  • Norman A. Stahl, Northern Illinois University
  • William A. Henk, Penn State at Harrisburg
Disciplines
Publication Date
10-1-1993
Abstract
For many parents, the various types of reading and learning centers springing up across the country represent a potential answer to their children's academic problems. In fact, commercial tutorial services are opening up on a daily basis in avenue strip malls, in community shopping districts and in local medical buildings. The marketing of these educational support services is part of a growing national trend toward offering private academic services. This rapidly growing service industry caters to parents with disposable income and a desire to help their children improve low grades and test scores, or to move and stay ahead of classmates.
Citation Information
Norman A. Stahl and William A. Henk. "Helping Parents To Select and Evaluate Private Reading/Learning Centers" (1993)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/william_henk/16/