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Make public speaking a part of our school curriculum from kindergarten onward.

What potential could we unlock if we grew up feeling unafraid of speaking in front of groups of people? To make public speaking a natural part of a childs world early on would enable them to more readily speak up and better perpare them for their careers later. I believe it would also unlock potential that may otherwise not be acted upon because of fear of having to expose themselves in ways they haven't had to previously.

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    Feb 27 2014: It cannot be a part of required curriculum. In some people, any kind of public attention causes anxiety attack. Children with speech impediments would be doomed to fail this class. For some children, such class may "unlock their potential", for some children, it may develop an inferiority complex and even worsen their fear of public speaking.

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