Academic Acceleration and Gifted Children
I can't believe we're still talking about academic acceleration and gifted children. Quite frankly, it makes me sad... and angry... and then sad once more. It breaks my heart to think of all those kids who spend countless hours in classrooms all over our country waiting to learn. Year after year, these children sit and wait to learn something. They remain bored, unchallenged, underserved. Meanwhile, the concerned parents of these children are told by The Powers That Be that acceleration is not only not an option, but that it would be detrimental. These young minds who entered kindergarten bursting with ideas and questions lose their