B-BC’s Maureen Marron Quoted on Acceleration

Dr. Maureen Marron, who is the Belin-Blank Center’s administrator for the Iowa Online Advanced Placement Academy (IOAPA) and the Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleration (IRPA), was recently quoted on acceleration:

“Skipping a grade isn’t the answer for every gifted student,” Marron says. “Acceleration means matching the curriculum to a student’s abilities. For one student, that may mean grade skipping; for another, it may mean acceleration in a single subject, like math; for other students, enrichment-based activities in the classroom are all they need.” (Full article)

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