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by: Erin Dower

Many kids are feeling intense pressure to excel, thanks in part to changes in homework and testing, a focus on college admissions from an earlier age, plus new forms of social pressure. Feeling a bit of stress can keep kids focused and motivated academically. But feeling constant anxiety can hinder your child's long-term mental health. Here's how to manage it.

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