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Garrison Keillor

Best and brightest [Editorial]

In Minnesota Public Radio host Garrison Keillor's mythical town of Lake Woebegone, "all the men are strong, all the women are good-looking, and all the children are above average."

Notwithstanding the statistical improbability of that latter claim, it's at least true of the kids enrolled in the Baltimore City public schools' gifted and talented programs. Whether they're really smarter, or have some special affinity for math or music, or just work harder and stay more focused than their peers really doesn't matter. The point is that for whatever reason they clearly show a lot of potential, and the school board has recognized its responsibility to help them achieve...