Under new education reforms adopted by North Carolina, gifted elementary school students will no longer be able to take middle school courses formerly available to them, the Huffington Post reports. In an effort to phase in a set of national education reforms knows as the Common Core -- an educational initiative that seeks to improve American education through unified and rigorous teaching across state lines -- North Carolina has voted to install a more difficult curriculum for the 2012-2013 academic year. Officials say that middle school math courses currently taken by gifted elementary school students will be too...

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