Is school too easy? In survey, students say yes

Survey Shows School to EasyMANALAPAN — Just 6 years old, Jack-Davis Progebin solves algebra problems, knows all the U.S. presidents and rattles off every state — in alphabetical order.

But he says he learned most of those things outside his classes at Oak Tree Elementary School in Monroe. In school, he says, “everything is easy.”

How easy is it?

“Like, five plus five is 10 easy,” says Jack-Davis, a second-grader who’s now enrolled in enrichment classes at Kumon Math and Reading Center of Manalapan.

Jack-Davis is not alone. According to a report released this week by the Center for American Progress, millions of kids simply don’t find school very challenging.

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