Originally Posted by Kevin Daigle
on that side of things, at one point I was in GATE (gifted and talented education) as a kid. They did stuff to challenge kids that were severely bored in a regular classroom with the material. Then they cancelled it, because it wasn't fair to the kids who weren't as smart. awesome attitude.
As a certified HS teacher (I'm currently not teaching), don't get me started on just how "awesome" that attitude is. Things like you just described are extraordinarily frustrating. But that's a different (and highly political) topic altogether.