Word on the Street: Pressure on older siblings

A new study says pressure could be the reason that older siblings tend to do better in school. The study found that parents are often

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our Word on the Street segment.

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our Word on the Street segment. (10/23/13)

BROOKLYN - A new study says pressure could be the reason that older siblings tend to do better in school.

The study found that parents are often harder on older children who brought home poor grades than younger ones.

Some Brooklyn residents agree they were easier on their second child.

Others say that balance is key to parenting. 

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