Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Who Else Skipped Grades?

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr . graduated from high school at 15.

James Watson , Nobel Prize winner in medicine, skipped grades.

Nobel physicist Charles Townes skipped grades.

Retired Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor graduated high school at 16.

Author/activist W.E.B. DuBois graduated from high school at 16.

Poet T.S. Eliot finished Harvard in three years.

SOURCE: Templeton National Report on Acceleration, University of Iowa, quoted in a sidebar in the Washington Post

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