Common core's rigor may fall short for N.C. students who are gifted

04/28/2013 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

Wake County, N.C., officials -- bracing for more challenging courses under the Common Core State Standards -- have restricted the use of single-subject acceleration, in which students who are academically gifted are placed in a class that is a grade-level higher. However, the move has drawn criticism from some parents who say their children are not challenged by the math curriculum.

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