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  • Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    And other insights from a ground- breaking study of how parents impact children’s academic achievement

    by DANA GOLDSTEIN, THE ATLANTIC, APRIL 2014 ISSUE

    One of the central tenets of raising kids in America is that parents should be actively involved in their children’s education: meeting with teachers, volunteering at school, helping with homework, and doing a hundred other things that few working parents have time for. These obligations are so baked into American values that few parents stop to ask whether they’re worth the effort.