The Daily Telegraph of London reports that British Education Secretary Ruth Kelly has shot down a teachers' association effort to have the word "fail" removed from schools and instead replaced with terminology related to the concept of "deferred success." Some British teachers felt that being labeled a "failure" at a young age was too devastating for children, but Kelly said children must learn to deal with success and failure in order to prepare for adult life. "Education is about creating well-rounded young people who can deal with these sorts of situations." Kelly said....
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