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When Grit Falls Short

Special Guest Blogger: Robert McGrath, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, VIA Institute on Character "Grit" seems to be the latest buzzword in character education; and has recently garnered more attention with the publication of Angela Duckworth’s Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, which was declared an Amazon best seller even before it was published. The result has been a rush to target perseverance and passion as goals in school systems across the country.
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