Advanced course offerings expand

For years, students who were in high-ability programs were selected early in elementary school and given more advanced math and language arts lessons.

These students had shown their teachers that they had the ability to work more quickly than general education students and could understand concepts normally taught at higher grade levels.

Schools wanted to make sure these students reached their full potential, possibly attending colleges such as Notre Dame or Ivy league universities, so they provided advanced courses they could take until graduation.

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