8/25/2009

Changes to a Missouri school district's math classes have some parents worried that students who are gifted could get shortchanged in instruction. Central Middle School has decided to no longer group students by ability, a move Principal Mark Kiehne said was premature at the fifth- and sixth-grade levels. "I believe all kids need to be taught to their level, whatever that is," countered one parent at a recent school board meeting.

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