This is certainly true, it was even true in my elementary childhood. It seems as set in stone as is the law that dictates the earliest date on which a student can start school. At least here in Florida. And it seems to be a rule and mindset from long ago. Since institutionalized public education began.
On Feb 13, 2012, at 4:39 PM, Haim <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The rule, sometimes written sometimes unwritten, is: no academic acceleration under any circumstances. As usual, in a very large, highly variegated country like the U.S., there will be an exception here or there. On whole, you can take this rule to the bank.