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-- controversy over a small town principal's decision to eliminate his middle schools honors night.
He claims the move -- to protect the feelings of some classmates possibly feeling left out.
How some parents are not happy.
Trace Gallagher has her Knight is guy when I was in school when I I didn't make honor society out look out my friend Marlow like -- -- it.
It's a few years too late mega -- the raising the parents whose kids made the honor -- are not happy is because the parents say they're kids work really hard and they should be recognized for their achievement here's one of the parents listen.
It's been a tradition and -- and it's very proud you're very proud as a parent to go into that night.
And didn't see your child as well some of the other children that it made some you know.
Really some great efforts.
But in an email to -- the principal David for -- CEO explained that he's not just concerned about academic growth but also social and emotional growth.
So -- -- -- replaced by an all inclusive assembly.
With the principal riding in an email quoting here.
The honors -- which can be a great sense of pride for the recipients families can also be devastating.
To a child who has worked extremely hard.
In a difficult class but who despite growth has not been able to maintain a high grade point average.
Academic success can be influenced by the amount of support a student receives at home to which the parents responded.
Are we supposed to encourage parents to support their kids at home.
Here's the principal.
We knew -- -- -- push that went with him what's best for children and officials had we believe and this isn't this -- based on research everything else investor shall have altogether celebrate as -- school.
Principal says he firmly believes in competition and no he is not trying to -- -- the American education system he says he.
He's gotten emails about 5050.
On this subject and you wonder what's -- the honor roll -- parents call into it I email chain him.
I'm with the prince of life I like -- I like the blaming the parents it -- it really my fault if only if my mother had been there more.
You know pushing me to study I would have made out -- -- -- really was all her fault them because she wasn't there I need to be honored to.
Unveiled for the for our children growing up -- -- -- thank you.
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