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Prof. Rails Against 'Students as Snowflakes' Discourse

Jeff Frank, assistant professor of education and coordinator of the undergraduate programs, has written an article for Teachers College Record, on the "students as snowflakes" prevalent discourse in in some media.

"We keep throwing around a dismissive label without thinking about whether or not we mean what we say," Frank wrote. "Because, if we began to think about what we say when we call our students snowflakes, we may not like what we discover."

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