School Counselors’ Perceptions and Experience With Acceleration as a Program Option for Gifted and Talented Students

  title={School Counselors’ Perceptions and Experience With Acceleration as a Program Option for Gifted and Talented Students},
  author={Susannah M. Wood and Tarrell Awe Agahe Portman and Dawnette L. Cigrand and Nicholas Colangelo},
  journal={Gifted Child Quarterly},
  pages={168 - 178}
This article presents findings from a national survey of 149 practicing school counselors who are members of the American School Counselor Association. The survey gathered information on school counselors’ perceptions of and experiences with acceleration as a program option for gifted students. Results indicate that, although school counselors’ opinions are being solicited in decision making regarding acceleration, they do not possess training and accurate information regarding acceleration… Expand

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