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High School Special-Needs Softball Team Hits a Homerun

Megan Taylor, a junior at James Hubert Blake High School in Silver Spring, Md., deemed herself a "huge loner" on her eighth grade softball team. But the teen, who has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, is now the proud captain of her hi...A sports team for special-needs students boosts confidents and allows teens to represent their school.

School System Dropping 'Gifted' Label

Having decided that labeling some children as gifted and others not is arbitrary and unfair, the Montgomery County school system in Maryland has decided the drop the label altogether. This decision came after years spent unsuccessfully trying to fix ...


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