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Elementary School Bans Coloring

You Won't Believe Why a Texas Grade School Is Banning Coloring

Coloring and using crayons seem like a natural part of childhood, but the Southside Primary School in Cleveland, TX, is banning crayons and coloring sheets in classrooms in response to low-performing test scores at the third- and fourth-grade level, The Stir reports. The school district says elementary school students need to focus more on "academics" instead of art to prep them for the tests in the higher grades.

To find out what critics think of the coloring ban and what skills they think kids will lose out on, read the whole story on The Stir.

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