State Policy

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  • Notes from the Field

    Study 1 found that a richer and deeper density of advanced educational experiences in STEM (e.g., STEM AP courses, math or science fairs, tutoring in mathematics) is associated with noteworthy accomplishments in STEM among mathematically talented and motivated young adolescents.

    Wai, Lubinski, Benbow, & Steiger (2010)


    Voices of Acceleration

    …those issues were minor in comparison to the overall positive experience of being accelerated. I would do it again in a heartbeat, because I know how desperately I needed the additional academic stimulus. If I had ever again been offered the chance to accelerate later in my school career, I would have taken that, too. More…

    Parent, teacher, and accelerated students in Illinois