Can a boarding school tame a naughty child?

Children relax on their beds in the dormitory. While children in boarding schools learn to become independent and more responsible, parents need to guard against peer pressure.         
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Experts say boarding schools can either tame or spoil a child, just like day schools. Parents are advised to spend time with their children, monitor their behaviour, activities they engage in and the groups they associate with.

Whenever Shimila Nakitende, a mother of four, gets frustrated by her children’s behaviour, the first thing she thinks about is to take them to a boarding school as a measure of taming them.

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