>Chi-Tien wrote; >How about this reform of education: It is always possible to make some >rough assesment to see if a student has enough background to learn a >new subject, make it so dynamics that student can take certain subject >only if s/he passes some test or assesment, no matter what age what >grade s/he is.
This is just exactly the system that I was placed into when I my family moved to Ireland. For me it was very successful, and although I had to begin my career with students much younger than I was, I was allowed to move at my own pace and could go as far as I was able to. It was great!!