ONE SUPERMOM: Overdoing It?


Every school has its Leslie Kanofsky. She's the parent all the teachers know, whether they have taught her kids or not. She's a loving mom, a committed PTA officer, a regular face in the halls--and, some say, a royal pain. In an age when many schools would be pleased if most of their parents would venture into the building a couple of times a year, Kanofsky, of Skokie, Ill., is in her kids' schools as many as three times a week. The mother of a sixth-grader, an 11th-grader and a college student, she has crusaded for typing instruction, against the high...

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