“The workload can be crushing and stressful, which interferes with our ability to engage with and really learn the material. When the workload is lighter, it is easier not only to plan and manage, but also to learn. We get to actually think about what we are being taught. When the workload gets to be excessive, we just have to get it done.” — Haverhill High School VIP Report
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