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The Family Weekly: School-Day Schedules Don’t Work for Families

Plus: how white parents perpetuate racism, stay-at-home dads and masculinity, and a couple who disagrees on whether to have more children
Source: Ian Hodgson / Reuters

This Week in Family

Despite their best intentions, through the day-to-day decisions they make for their children. There are ways to change that, the sociologist Margaret Hagerman tells the staff writer Joe Pinsker, but it requires a serious examination of the ways that white parents talk about race with their children,

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