Neither Too Idle Nor Too Harried

Have they been too busy to read the articles about how dreadfully over-scheduled they are? A new Public Agenda poll of kids in grades 6-12 finds a majority are comfortable with the number of activities that occupy their time (see the chart). Perhaps that’s because the activities are fun. Among them: 66 percent of the kids participate in sports; 62 percent in school clubs or extracurricular activities; 60 percent in volunteer work; 54 percent in religious instruction or church youth group; 52 percent in lessons (music, dance, etc.);

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