Some Fifth Graders Are Just Starting To Date Early. Some youths are fed up with their classmates’ preoccupation with dating.

Some Fifth Graders Are Just Starting To Date Early. Some youths are fed up with their classmates’ preoccupation with dating.

By Merri Rosenberg

THE flirtatious glances and giggling whispers that punctuate lunchroom chatter in the Ardsley center School could be unremarkable for 7th- and eighth-grade students practicing relationship skills.

What exactly is remarkable is the fact that exchanges are occurring between 10- and 11-year-old 5th graders, numerous organizing times for a Saturday night film, talking about plans for boy-girl events or gossiping about who is combining off with whom. Читать далее «Some Fifth Graders Are Just Starting To Date Early. Some youths are fed up with their classmates’ preoccupation with dating.»