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(3) I saw a child trying to learn to ride a bicycle by her father'shaving removed one training wheel and left the other fully extended tothe ground. The only way to keep the bike from tipping over was to leanfar out over the remaining training wheel. The child was justifiably ridingat a 30 degree angle to the bike. When I took off the other training wheelto teach her to ride, it took about ten minutes just to get her back toa normal novice's initial upright riding position. I don't believe shecould have ever learned to ride by the father's method.
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Exploring the role played by school culture, Jeynes statistically examined five separate components, namely, school atmosphere, racial harmony, level of school discipline, school violence, and amount of homework done. According to the report, “The results demonstrate that religious schools outperform nonreligious schools in all of the five school trait categories and in nearly all of the individual questions that make up those categories.” The study also found that religious school students enjoyed an advantage over public school students in the three learning habits that were most strongly related to academic achievement: taking harder courses, diligence, and overall work habits.