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    #246592 - 01/10/20 07:10 PM Re: Need suggestions on math acceleration [Re: Confusedmommy]
    Confusedmommy Offline
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    Registered: 02/26/18
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    Thanks Ashley. I will definitely start by getting hold of 7th and 8th math books the school uses. I will also look into the enrichment programs you mention. Thank you indigo, there is a lot to digest there. I will go through the links you reference. I feel better already knowing I have a few things to do for my homework. Thanks to everyone.

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    #246595 - 01/13/20 02:58 AM Re: Need suggestions on math acceleration [Re: Kai]
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    Originally Posted By: Kai
    Originally Posted By: Confusedmommy
    How can I convince the school that she is ready for more without coming across as just another pushy parent? Any suggestions? Thanks.


    Perhaps if you had her complete an above level class at another school and presented them with the evidence, they would be more responsive? This is essentially what we did when my son entered 9th grade at the public high school after homeschooling, and they actually placed him properly--honors precalculus, which is considered two years ahead of average in our district. I expect would have balked at a three year acceleration since he would have "run out" of math courses to do at the school for how to measure ring size


    Could you homeschool her just for math? In some states it is possible to enroll part time in public school. We are doing for some subjects (not math), and it's working well.

    I also wanted to mention that at my son's school, gifted students get no special consideration unless the parent pushes. They won't even admit that gifted students are eligible for certain things (like placement in AP classes early or without prerequisites). We got that information from other parents.


    you can to change of shool

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