The Tyranny of the Label

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Day 12 of the #AtoZChallenge

The Tyranny of the Label

It starts as soon as they begin a course of traditional schooling. They’re sifted and labeled and placed accordingly. If you are gifted you go to a special class. If you are challenged, you go to a special class. If you like math you go to a special class. If you like science you go to a special class. While not bad in and of itself, I think it results in an epidemic of expectation that our children may have trouble maintaining, or worse, they hit the glass ceiling because of that expectation.    Get your labels here…

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