State Policy

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  • Notes from the Field

    Increasing the number of students from traditionally underrepresented populations taking and succeeding in AP courses involves more than recruitment efforts…high schools should offer a variety of support structures for students from underrepresented populations who are interested in taking and/or who are currently enrollment in advanced courses.

    Hertberg-Davis, Williams, & Callahan (2010)


    Voices of Acceleration

    …grade-skipping is just one of many options: and that for children who WANT to skip grades it is a fine and un-harmful option…Since homeschooling is not an option for everyone, I would like educators to think harder about differentiating material in the classroom: a choice between social and academic dislocation is not much of a choice at all. More…

    Assistant Professor in Syracuse, NY