grade skipping

15 Mar, 2017

Early Graduation: Unraveling the Pros and Cons

2017-05-18T17:39:10-05:00Wednesday, March 15, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

History is full of presidents, writers, scientists, and word leaders who all share a common thread: giftedness in school. For gifted students, skipping grades and early graduation are common occurrences. However, these issues are the source of many debates and disagreements. Some parents and educators feel that children who skip grades or graduate early suffer [...]

24 Jan, 2017

The Practice of Grade Skipping

2017-05-18T17:39:11-05:00Tuesday, January 24, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Allowing children to skip a grade has been controversial since the age-based grading system was developed. Profound conflict between providing needed intellectual challenges for gifted children and the displaced social environment for the child too young for the grade brews in the minds of many parents. The discussion is tied in with the issue of [...]

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