Our children misbehave. They act juvenile. They scream, yell, tantrum and sometimes even, heaven forbid, steal. They fail their classes, bully others, even, say a choice curse or two. What do we typically do in response?
“This is not a dysfunctional family,” the lawyer for 16-year-old Alex Hribal, the 16-year-old boy accused to stabbing 22 people at his high school insists. “They’re like the Brady Bunch.”
Asian American students tend to outpace other racial groups academically. The question is, why? The answer isn’t “tiger moms.”