The Gifted School Setting

Bruce Holsinger
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Crystal

Crystal is an incredibly wealthy suburb in Colorado. Almost all of the residents are white, everyone over 20 is married, and most young couples have several children. Despite the demographics, Crystal is also extremely progressive. They vote and think liberally, and have new-age ideas about race, class, gender, and sexuality. The residents are obsessed with appearances and there is a constant drive to keep up appearances and outshine the neighbors.

Crystal Academy

Crystal Academy is designed to be a public school for exceptionally gifted students across Crystal and the surrounding five counties. The idea behind the school is that extremely gifted students are special needs students who require a different set of skills to educate. In order for them to thrive, they need to be in a different environment than their peers. But, because the residents of Crystal are so obsessed with appearances and competition, they all want their...

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