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A Nation Empowered, Volume 2: Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America's Brightest Students
edited by Susan G. Assouline, Nicholas Colangelo, Joyce VanTassel-Baska and Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik
University of Iowa Press, 2015
Paper: 978-0-9961603-0-8 | eISBN: 978-0-9961603-2-2

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
This new report, A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America's Brightest Students builds on the momentum of the 2004 report, A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America's Brightest Students. A Nation Deceived initiated a critical dialogue about academic acceleration, an under-used intervention. A Nation Deceived exposed to the nation the inconsistencies between research and practice and brought acceleration to prominence in the field.

Volume 1 and 2 of A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America's Brightest Students equips students, families, and educators with facts to refute biased excuses. A Nation Empowered shifts the impetus from conversation to action. Empowerement  galvanizes determination with evidence. Volume 1 portrays the determination of students, educators, and parents to strive for excellence. Volume 2 reveals the evidence that trumps the excuses that hold bright students back.
 

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