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An open-ended job.? yes. Yes. (crosstalk)
It's an open-ended job.
An open-ended job.
Did these children seem to have a hostility toward going to
school when they first came toyou?
No. Never in the history of this clinic have I ever seen
most of these children hostile to school. Most of these children want
to learn in spite of the school. I mean, if children are hostile to
the school, it's because it's not teaching them anything. Really.
It's not this “I hate school” that I grew up with in the public
No. It's not that. And the parents want the children to learn.
They really want them to learn, and they know they're not learning
in the public schools. But they have high aspirational levels
in most cases for their children.
Did you find any evidence that some of the parents pushed their
kids too hard inthis direction?
Yes. They were pushing them too hard, and particularly when
they couldn't read. You know, they were pushing wrongly. We had
plenty of parents where we just turned around and said, “You're
not going to push your child for this, you're going to push him for
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