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Document Number: 4084

A Lot Easier Said Than Done: Parents Talk About Raising Children in Today’s America - A new study from Public Agenda explores parents’ views in raising their children today. The study found more than 80% of parents believe it is essential to teach their children to always do their very best in school. Only 50% of parents, however, believe they have been successful in this regard. Almost 50% of parents also worry they may need to push their child more when it comes to school work. (Steve Farkas, Jean Johnson, Ann Duffett, Leslie Wilson and Jackie Vine, Public Agenda, October 2002)...

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