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School Myths

Perfect Grades Don't Always Matter

Nov 30, 2017 | 3 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Most American students strive for a 4.0 GPA and the highest test scores, but research shows that this quest for perfection actually discourages creativity and reduces academic risk-taking. In this episode of “School Myths” by The Atlantic, we investigate why grades aren’t everything when it comes to education.

Author: Alice Roth

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Debunking the myths and misconceptions taught in classrooms across America