When Elementary School Crushes A Child

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Elementary school has fallen and shattered over our ten-year-old’s mind. It has suffocated his love for learning, piled over his kindness and trust, and eroded his childhood. Today, five years after he started kindergarten, my son, my husband and I crawl about, attempting to gather and paste the pieces of school together. We want to salvage fourth grade, to lift our boy’s depression, to find him an appropriate education…