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James Bryant Conant believed that too many schools both small and large were notsufficiently challenging the academically talented He states that too many boys wereneglecting courses in the humanities in favor of science and mathematics and too manyable girls were avoiding science math and foreign languages His philosophy can bereflected in todays society and it has both negative and positive aspectsMany high schools today separate the so called academically gifted from theacademically challenged They have developed special classes for both groups ofstudents At our high school Crystal Lake Central High School there were classes calledEC classes or extra curricular classes for the honors students On the other hand therewere remedial classes for the students who were a slower at learning than the otherstudents The biggest group of students entails the average student who basically takesaverage classes This idea of designating certain classes for students depending on theiracademic abilities is good because it allows students to learn at an appropriate level Astudent who can read at a speed of 125 words per minute should not be in the sameEnglish class as a person who only reads 50 words per minute On the opposite end thereis a downfall to this idea of separation of classes Students are put into certain groups andtherefore they become stereotyped into certain categories A person at a high intelligentlevel may be called a brain while a person at a low intelligent level may be calledstupid The students therefore form an identity with the group they belong to and usethis identity to predict their future success For example a person of low intelligentprobably does not feel much hope for obtaining a white collar job and he probably feels hehas to resort to a blue collar job based on his academic status
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