The question which I have been getting over the past couple days is: how will it work? The simple answer is: I don't know. But I also know that if I don't try to make it work, it won't. Leaving things as they are, complaining about school, workload, lack of life will not work either.
My primary reason for pulling him out is to give him breathing space. Giving him a chance to be a kid. Letting him have lunch when he will finish his food. Going outside when weather is nice. Running to Krispy Kreme in the morning. Taking drumming lessons that he was asking about for a long time. Swimming. Learning at his own pace. Developing his own interests.
Russian Jews are know for pushing their kids, and here we are, pulling out.