> Why you? I guess I am not following why someone at > the elementary school can't teach algebra? I have > never seen this done before but let's say you do it > this way. Then you are saying that the kid rides from > his school to your algebra class and then back (or > home). That hardly compares to the two and sometimes > three teachers involved at the other extreme. > Besides, hypothetical scenarios are not needed. I > have studied the costs for gifted, the overall > average cost, and the cost for the rest of special > education. Gifted is practically the same as > ordinary. The other special ed is two, sometimes even > three times ordinary. > > Bob Hansen
I'm assuming that most K-5 teachers are busy teaching K-5 content, so someone will need to teach this outstanding student. I am not attempting to compare the costs with special education. The only point I am trying to raise is that there would likely be some extra cost beyond the norm.