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Confession of a Former Gifted Kid: I Don’t Care About My Child’s Grades

What happens when top grades are given in the absence of hard work and hard work is rewarded with poor grades?

When I started kindergarten, I was evaluated and tested by a school therapist. She told my mother I was brilliant. At first, my mother thought she was being…



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Sarah McInnes

I write about neurodiversity, education, parenting, creativity, literature, memoir. UNC-CH Grad. Mom to a kid with ASD & ADHD