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After School, Kids' Workloads Grow Heavier

Over the past few years, kids' after-school schedules have become increasingly packed with organized extracurricular activities.

Michele Norris talks with three fourth-graders and their principal about the downsides and benefits of a packed schedule. She also talks with child development expert David Elkind, whose latest book is The Power of Play.

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