The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo56° Slight Chance Showers

Wednesday

Hi77° Cloudy then Chance Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo55° Chance Showers

Thursday

Hi72° Chance Showers

Thursday Night

Lo53° Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi81° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo56° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi85° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo57° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi79° Sunny

The discipline of parenting

Send to Kindle
Print This

American parents seem to be producing three different and fundamentally broken childhood experiences by pushing, coddling or shrugging off their kids.

The 2010 film “Race to Nowhere,” which was screened at high-performing school districts across America, captured the angst of the pushed. The movie describes itself as “featuring the heartbreaking stories of students across the country who have been pushed to the brink by over-scheduling, over-testing and the relentless pressure to achieve.” Calling this rat race a “silent epidemic in our schools,” the film “reveals an education system in which cheating has become commonplace; students have become disengaged; stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant; and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.”

View my options or Sign in