Posted in Education, Higher Education

The Foolishness of Rejecting Our Own Gifted

On April Fools Day in this country high school seniors find out where they have been accepted for college. Usually the acceptances come in earlier, so by the time April Fools Day comes around it is often bad news, which then just reads like a cruel joke.

I have been through this process twice as a homeschooling parent…

But I want to talk today about our friend Alex. He’s the smartest kid my kids know. Eager and enthusiastic about learning, and with his IQ testing as somewhere in the upper stratosphere, his parents researched their options for satisfying his voracious academic appetite.

Read more: http://www.pollycastor.com/Polly_Castor/Pollys_Blog/Entries/2014/4/1_The_Foolishness_of_Rejecting_Our_Own_Gifted.html

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