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Ball and Chain Traps Kids Into Studying

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For some kids, doing homework is pure torture. Being forced to sit still and concentrate on something boring while fun things are happening elsewhere can feel like punishment where the only crim...

When do you do homework?

Now that Ellie is in first grade in a public school, she has homework. Every day, she brings home a sheet or two of work that must be completed by her, signed by me, and returned to school the following day. At first, she was excited about homework a...


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