A two-and-a-half-year-old boy in Wuhan was diagnosed with alopecia areata, or spot baldness, caused by too much stress. His mother sent him to five training classes－English, mathematics, fine arts, piano and public speaking－over the past two months in a bid to get him into a prestigious kindergarten next year. |
Why are they putting pressure on their children to excel academically? What is the deep reason behind such a prevalent of concern of parents? Is academic achievement is the only route to success?