Thursday, January 02, 2014

The Case Against High-School Sports and Too Much Homework

October's Atlantic had two school stories:

The Case Against High-School Sports. "The United States routinely spends more tax dollars per high-school athlete than per high-school math student—unlike most countries worldwide. And we wonder why we lag in international education rankings?"

My Daughter’s Homework Is Killing Me. "What happens when a father, alarmed by his 13-year-old daughter's nightly workload, tries to do her homework for a week."

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