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.
Is the common core tough enough for students who are gifted?
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