Guidelines for Developing an Academic Acceleration Policy
Co-authored by IRPA, the National Association for Gifted Children, & the Council of State Directors of Programs for the Gifted
- Presents recommendations in five key areas for components of an acceleration policy.
- Supports schools in creating a comprehensive and research-based acceleration policy that is compatible with local policies.
- Provides an easy-to-use Checklist for Developing an Academic Acceleration Policy to guide policy development.
The long form (PDF, 46 pages, 656 KB) has appendices that define acceleration, excerpt state acceleration policies, describe ways to implement acceleration, and provide example referral forms.
The short form of the report provides policy recommendations and a Checklist for Developing an Academic Acceleration Policy. You can download the report (PDF, 20 pages, 1.05 MB) or request print copies.
The short form is also available in a Korean translation.