Column: Does busywork turn gifted students against school?

04/28/2008 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Gifted students who can ace exams with ease may still earn poor grades for failing to complete homework that seems like a waste of time, and for one gifted student that meant colleges rejected him for his 3.3 GPA. Readers of Washington Post columnist Jay Mathews disagreed whether that reflects poorly on the work ethic of such students or on an educational system that fails to engage them.

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