Originally Posted By: Grinity
I think that schools still think that above level work is 'dangerous' to kids in some way, and are afraid to require it of kids who are above-level in their readiness.

I see this too. As I posted on another thread, it frustrates me to no end to see schools avoid giving challenging work because it's seen as damaging but turn around and allow in-school advertising exploit young children who can't fully understand persuasive intent.