Atlanta Forward: Education

For all those parents staying up past midnight with a glue gun to finish your third grader’s solar system project, stop. So says the author of a new book on the perils of parenting to the extreme. I talk to the author about the epidemic of overparenting. In a guest column, the president of the Morehouse School of Medicine says too few black men are applying to medical school, and when they do, too few are being admitted. She examines the cause and cure. And readers discuss the teacher shortages in some districts and states. In a nutshell, readers say it is not surprising, given what teachers now face.