Can Focus On ‘Grit’ Work In School Cultures That Reward Grades?

 At the Lenox Academy in Brooklyn, N.Y., educators try to teach kids to see struggle as a normal part of learning.

Tovia Smith

By Tovia SmithAt the Lenox Academy in Brooklyn, N.Y., educators try to teach kids to see struggle as a normal part of learning.

It’s become the new buzz phrase in education: “Got grit?”

Around the nation, schools are beginning to see grit as key to students’ success — and just as important to teach as reading and math.

Experts define

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