Straight A’s — strong standardized test scores — raving teacher recommendations. Whether this is a dream or a reality, most would agree that good grades, standardized test scores, and teacher evaluations indicate that a student has successfully learned the required curriculum. As a nation, we judge the success of the school, student, and teacher by considering …
Few parents of elementary school students are thinking about high school advanced placement options. Unfortunately, class placement as early as 4th or 5th grade may have a profound impact on a child’s ability to eventually take advanced placement classes in high school.
This is the first of a series of articles to explain accelerated math options to parents. This installment will explain the math options available in most NJ public schools and how elementary school math placement determines a child’s high school options.