The longest running-study of gifted children began in 1971, and followed 5,000 of America’s top students. The conclusion? Even the smartest children need help from teachers in order to reach their potential. Often in public schools, kids who perform well and get perfect grades receive less attention from teachers because they are focused on getting the students with poorer grades on a higher level. This means our smartest kids may not be getting the extra attention and push they need from their early education. Read the full article from Business Insider.