Pressing Children to Achieve — For Their Sake or For Our Own?

An interesting story appeared today’s New York Daily News about a 13-year-old child prodigy who began reading at 2, writing poetry at 3, and is now bound for college at UConn.  Which raises the question: what kind of slacker is she that she couldn’t get into a better school? Just kidding, just kidding.  An impressive [Read More…]