School Daze: Creativity Beyond The Classroom

So maybe school isn’t for everybody. A surprising number of creative and accomplished people were expelled or dropped out of high school. Some find school rejection “catastrophic in the worst way. They start to think of themselves as worthless. Others see it as a challenge. The curtain hasn’t dropped on their creativity and emotional development. They say to themselves, ‘So be it. Adults don’t think very much of me. I’m going to prove them wrong’.”