For Release: Immediately
Department of External Affairs
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189
(215) 567-7710
FAX (215) 567-7850
Contact: Communications and Development
For Release: Immediately
Contact: Communications and Development

School Choices Demystified for Parents at the Free Library

Parents can glean priceless information on how to choose a school for their children at the Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, on Thursday, October 28, at 12 p.m.

Dr. Bryan C. Hassel, co-author of Picky Parent Guide: choose Your Child's School with Confidence, the Elementary Years (K-6). Written with his wife, Emily Ayscue Hassel, the book gives clear steps to follow to make the process of school choice less overwhelming.

Hassel is a Rhodes Scholar and a national expert on school choice. The workshop is appropriate for parents of toddler through teens, and covers both public and private school choice. It will include tips from Hassel's forthcoming book, Picky Parent Guide for Middle and High School.

This workshop is especially beneficial for Philadelphians faced with school choices that include standard public schools, magnate schools, charter schools, and private institutions.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 215-686-5392.


Department of External Affairs, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189
(215) 567-7710, FAX (215) 567-7850