How much is too much work for today's students?

10/23/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Several elite private schools in New York City are working to ease the workload for their students by staggering exam schedules, offering reprieves from homework and adding new tutoring support. Some educators and parents maintain that rigor and hard work are the cornerstones of success, while others say chronically overworked students lack sleep and happiness.

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