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When the L.J. Campbell School in Atlanta introduced the concept of "academic redshirting," those of us involved in the project I were aiming to allow kindergarten children the extra time they needed to master necessary skills, without conveying the sense of failure that
During my years as director of a university counseling center, I have had nagging suspicions about the psychological fads and fetishes that sweep through our educational institutions at regular intervals.
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