British children could beneift from less TV...

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British children could beneift from less TV...

Post by jlotus » Mon Oct 15, 2007 6:42 pm

Turn off the TV. Forget Facebook. Just give your kids some time
In our increasingly fractured lives,
is it a surprise the happiest families
are those you see playing together?

"A society that fails its children is almost worthless. Two reports out last week seem to place Britain unambiguously in that category. The first says that our children are reaching primary school barely able to write their own names or string a coherent sentence together. The second, a study conducted by Professor Robin Alexander at the head of a group of Cambridge researchers, reveals that primary schools have been engulfed by 'a wave of antisocial behaviour, materialism and the cult of celebrity'. It confirms Unicef's impression earlier this year that British children are the unhappiest in the Western world."

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