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Parents and Kids Address an Age-old Question

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Parents and Kids Address an Age-old Question

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Parents and Kids Address an Age-old Question

Parents and Kids Address an Age-old Question

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One of the most frustrating conversations between parents and children begins with the question: "How was school?" Parents seem programmed to ask it, and kids have dozens of ways not to answer. NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Renee Montagne hear from parents and students, who talk about what they're really thinking when they're having this dead-end dialogue.

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