PREFERRED TERM
acceleration (education)  
DEFINITION
  • The classical understanding of the term acceleration is progress through an educational program at a rate faster, or at an age younger, than conventional. This is now referred to, more appropriately, as academic acceleration and is based on the premise that each child has a right to realize his or her potential. [Source: Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology; Acceleration]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/acceleration_(education)
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