Margaret Ball margaret at
Tue Dec 21 18:33:00 EST 2004

Deborah wrote

>My arguments is that the gifted kids will usually figure *something* out
>> on their own, and the less gifted won't, but that's not always true.
>> And true isn't always fair.
and Allison pointed out

>It's not only that it isn't fair to the gifted kids, it can actually 
>be doing a real disservice to them because they will not necessarily 
>have the opportunities or resources to find enrichement on their own.

And even if they have those opportunities or resources (for instance I, 
as a faculty brat, had a whole university to play in) they aren't 
necessarily equipped to find their best path without guidance.  I 
certainly didn't.

Margaret Ball

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