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Gifted in Alabama? Good luck, kid.

by ADHDean on January 24, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I just heard a report that the gifted education budget for the entire state of Alabama is $1 million. As a person who has worked with and around schools for much of my career, this both dismays and embarrasses me. I guess the philosophy for gifted education and Alabama must be "If they're really THAT smart, they can figure this stuff out on their own." Way to shake off that whole "ignorant redneck" stereotype, Alabama.


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