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The pressure on students to take constant standardized tests grows every year, so when one teacher handed out a letter to students reminding them that they are, y'know, people, it reduced one student and his mom to tears.

In Indiana, one of the important elementary school tests is called the ISTEP, and it can cause great anxiety among students whose academic progress will be measured by it. When a mom named Abby Martin went to go pick up her son Ryan from school, she was naturally concerned when he said he had been crying in class. Ryan didn't get picked on or hurt on the playground, though; he was crying because his teacher passed out a note telling students that although the test is important, it isn't everything:

Sources: h/t HelloGiggles