Every parent remembers a boy's first day of school. He dresses carefully in his coolest clothes and packs his supplies in his bright new backpack. Then off he goes to his classroom, ready to embark on the voyage of learning. School should be a wonderful experience, yet for many boys it is anything but. Their enthusiasm fades in the light of academic and behavior problems and unsympathetic teachers. There are a number of reasons why so many boys hate school, and ways that parents can help.