25 January, 2004

Honor Roller

Underachievers' parents deny honor students

The school honor roll, a time-honored system for rewarding "A" students, has become an apparent source of embarrassment for some underachievers.

As a result, all Nashville schools have stopped posting honor rolls, and some are considering a ban on hanging good work in the hallways - at the advice of school lawyers.

Yep. One step closer to a Harrison Bergeron-like future.

1 comment:

  1. From the article:"After a few parents complained their children might be ridiculed for not making the list, [...]"I suspect this has zero to do with how competitive children are over their grades, and 100% to do with how competitive parents are over their children's grades.