Pressure points

A Pew Research Center poll from 2006 explains why Amy Chua’s book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, is striking a nerve, writes Chad Aldeman on The Quick and the Ed.

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  1. Tim-10-ber says:

    I agree American parents can put more academic pressure on kids and we should demand it from the schools the kids attend. Sadly parents put tons of pressure on kids outside of class by many tending to plan every minute outside of school with other activities that little time is left for homework and sleep. Hmmm…seems to me priorities aren’t quite right. Most! If not all, of the government schools my kids attended could have demanded more. Probably would have helped if they had stronger teachers too.