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HOW RED INK DAMAGES SELF-ESTEEM

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By Michelle Malkin  •  August 25, 2004 10:47 PM

You are not going to believe this latest entry into the annals of Stupid Public School Tricks. (Hat tip: Right Wing News.) According to the Boston Globe, teachers are no longer grading papers with red ink because it is too “scary” and “frightening” for children:

When it comes to correcting papers and grading tests, purple is emerging as the new red.

“If you see a whole paper of red, it looks pretty frightening,” said Sharon Carlson, a health and physical education teacher at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Northampton. “Purple stands out, but it doesn’t look as scary as red.”

That’s the cue pen makers and office supply superstores say they have gotten from teachers as the $15 billion back-to-school retail season kicks off. They say focus groups and conversations with teachers have led them to conclude that a growing number of the nation’s educators are switching to purple, a color they perceive as “friendlier” than red…

The creation of a generation of snivelers continues…

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