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To Boost Student Confidence, Counselors Assign Middle Schoolers Housework as Homework

Even during this very strange year, the middle school counselors in Milburn, NJ, were seeing the same anxiety in kids that had been on the rise for seven or eight years before it. Kids were very worried, often about scholastic achievement. How could the counselors help them?

They asked kids to go home and…help out around the house. Vacuum. Sweep. Wash the dishes.

The results were wonderful. And that, frankly, is The Let Grow Project for you: giving kids some trust and responsibility, and watching it work its magic. Read about it — and see the kids — by clicking here.


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