I Agree with the thoughts reported in this article. I went to a Private school after starting third grade in Public school until the beginning of Junior High School when I returned to the Public school system. The Public School Third Grade teacher told my Mother that I was Retarded and would never learn to read and that she should resign herself to raising a defective child, even tough the teacher seated us in Alphabetical order and took my glasses away at the beginning pf the day and returned them at the end of the day. Being seated with the "S" and nearsighted, I could not see the writing on the blackboard at the front of the class. My Mother and Father found me a place in a Private School, who tested me and placed me in their . . . .