How a diverse school district is using a strategy usually reserved for ‘gifted' students to boost everyone

In order to mitigate the “pandemic slide,” a term that describes the educational loss that happened during the pandemic, Highline Public Schools implemented a strategy known as “acceleration.” The strategy is often reserved for gifted students and involves moving students along to more advanced lessons. “The strategies that we often reserved for ‘gifted and talented kids’ are great strategies that work for every student.” Data shows the strategy worked.

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