Interview: JoAnn Deak on Academic Stress
Published in Daughters Newsletter
If your daughter feels stressed about schoolwork, she is not alone. Across the country, academic pressure has become a sort of status symbol-an indicator that a girl or her school is of a certain caliber. According to JoAnn Deak, author of How Girls Thrive: An Essential Guide for Educators (and Parents), (NAIS, 1998), conditions in your daughter’s school make a difference in how she deals with this growing pressure. But so does your unshakable faith in what she can achieve.