The Parent Education Resource Center is dedicated to helping parents of children attending private and parochial schools here in New York City navigate through available government funded services. We want to help ensure that all children benefit from the services they are entitled to under the law.

Learning Differences and Disabilities:

here are easy to find answers prepared by leading experts on dyslexia, ADHD, sensory integration and processing disorders as well as discussion of methods of instruction that are designed to address these issues.

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Benefits for private school students and teachers:

What do they mean for children attending private and parochial schools? Here parents will find easy to access information about the main NCLB program known as Title I.  Parents will find out how Title I services can help their child meet State standards in English and Math.

NYC-Department of Education Special Education Services:

here parents will find information that will help with determining if their child needs special education services, the steps involved in accessing services, responsibilities of the Department of Education to their child, and how to ensure that their child is benefitting from the services.

Common Core Standards:

If your child’s private high school confers a Regents diploma, then Common Core matters to you. On this webpage parents will learn how their child is directly affected by the new Common Core Standards.  Parents will also find useful information on how they can help their child succeed with the Common Core Standards in elementary, middle and most importantly in high school.

Common Core Standards:

If your child’s private high school confers a Regents diploma, then Common Core matters to you. On this webpage parents will learn how their child is directly affected by the new Common Core Standards.  Parents will also find useful information on how they can help their child succeed with the Common Core Standards in elementary, middle and most importantly in high school.

Title I

Improves the educational performance of low achieving children.

Title I is a Federally funded program that provides additional resources and instruction to improve the educational performance of low achieving children. Title I offers children help in reading, writing and math. Title I also provides funding for counseling and parent involvement programs.

Children With Special Needs

According to federal law, if parents of special-needs children believe that a child’s needs are not being met, they are entitled to enroll their children in a nonpublic school at the cost of the school district. However, according to activists, the Department of Education has fought the law tooth and nail.

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