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November 13th, 2011

Wall Street Journal on Advanced Learners

From the Wall Street Journal, Nov 12, 2011: “Brightest Stall, Low Achievers Gain–Some Say Top Students Need Attention Given to Weaker Performers, as Smart Kids’ Scores Barely Move”

An excerpt reads:

A national focus on the lowest-achieving students has helped boost their academic performance, but it has left the country’s brightest young minds [...]

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November 12th, 2011

ISP Students’ Rallies in the News

For over 50 years, the Intensive Studies Program (ISP) has been an educational option for students in need of advanced learning in the Cambridge Public Schools. In mid-November, 2011, 7th and 8th graders in the ISP organized two rallies to save the program, whose future is in question due to changes being made to [...]

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November 11th, 2011

Welcome to CALA

We’re happy to announce the launch of the Cambridge Advanced Learning Association. This newly forming parent group in Cambridge, MA plans to work to support the needs students of every race, ethnicity and socio-economic background in need of advanced learning, at the same time as we support the needs of all students in Cambridge. Our [...]