What parents of gifted kids should know about grade-skipping

By Maria Blackburn

I’m from the Northeast. I walk fast and talk fast, and tend to think that fast is good and slow is bad. Except when it comes to accelerating my kids’ learning in school. Then I’m not so sure.

My son Nick was reading at 3, fascinated by U.S. presidential assassinations at 4, and plowing through the Harry Potter series…