A reminder that school reports don't mean a thing

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The dreaded school report: hated by students, and probably even more so by the teachers pretending to know who all their pupils are.

This reporter went home with the label "quirky" from two teachers in primary school. (If there's a better code for "your child is weird," indy100 is yet to unearth it.)

The father of modern physics and the most cited genius ever, Albert Einstein, would have been 138 today.

And here's some food for thought.

In 1895, aged 16, Einstein's schoolmaster wrote this of him:

He will never amount to anything.

HT Guardian

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