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This post by Kathryn Grubbs is a version of an article that will appear in the upcoming issue of Parenting for High Potential (June 2018).
A version of this HIGH FLYER post by Timothy Daly first appeared in a slightly different form on The 74. 
THE HIGH FLYER post is by Brandon L. Wright, editorial director of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
THE HIGH FLYER post is by Brandon L. Wright, Editorial Director, and Adam Tyner, Associate Director of Research, at the Fordham Institute.
Perfectionism is a topic that comes up often in our competitive, winner-take-all culture. It is a favorite topic among parents and teachers of gifted kids, although no evidence exists that gifted kids are more likely than others to be perfectionistic. 

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