Red bird Jean Pruett C-I contributing columnist Updated: June 24, 2013, 5 a.m. COPY Education was much different when I was a child! Children did not receive awards just for attending class. In fact, even in the first grades, students became what is known today as “labeled.” ∞ views ∞ views Would you like to read this article and use one of your 0 remaining views? Read Enjoy great local journalism? Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Log In To Read Subscribe to access more great content! Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Latest Column: Go, Greta! Column: The back roads of the South Column: Deck the halls Column: Need a last-minute gift?