“Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick?”

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In the SundayReview section of the New York Times Vicki Abeles discusses Stuat Slavin’s research on depression and anxiety in US schools. “Many of the health effects are apparent now, but many more will echo through the lives of our children,” says Richard Scheffler, a health economist at the University of California, Berkeley.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Maybe its the drive to make them do all the “common core” tests making our children sick.

    Google search: Common core hurting students http://www.google.com/search?q=common+core+hurting+students

    18 Signs That Life In U.S. Public Schools Is Now Essentially Equivalent To Life In U.S. Prisons

    http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/18-signs-that-life-in-u-s-public-schools-is-now-essentially-equivalent-to-life-in-u-s-prisons

    How US Public Schools Have Come to Increasingly Resemble Prisons Instead of Learning Centers

    http://thefreethoughtproject.com/public-schools-increasingly-resemble-prisons-learning-centers/

    http://www.google.com/search?q=schools+like+prisons

    “Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick?” LOL, that’s not it

  2. I wasn’t looking but I just found this too , it came out today.

    The West Coast sales manager from one of the nation’s biggest school book sellers, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, told an undercover muckraker with Project Veritas that ‘I hate kids.’

    ‘I’m in it to sell books,’ Dianne Barrow said of her advocacy for Common Core. ‘Don’t even kid yourself for a heartbeat.’

    Published: 10:02 EST, 12 January 2016

    Check out the videos http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3394331/Textbook-sales-leader-says-national-Common-Core-education-standards-money.html