What’s happening?

An “inclusionary” trend in some European schools seems to be spreading in the U.S. “Should schools ban kids from having best friends?” a piece published by U.S. News & World Report asked earlier this week.

“A focus on having best friends certainly indicates there’s an unspoken ranking system; and where there is a ranking system, there are problems,” psychologist Barbara Greenberg wrote in the article.

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The argument is that kids are learning to exclude each other by having a “best friend” and that they should instead be encouraged to have a larger social circle and be “more inclusive and less judgmental.”

Glenn’s take:

“This is crazy town,” Glenn said on today’s show. “Does inclusiveness just keep going until our kids in a classroom are chained together all day? That way no one is ever left out.”

This article was originally published on GlennBeck.com.