Five myths about ‘gifted and talented’ students – The Answer Sheet – The Washington Post

My colleague Kevin Sieff wrote about gifted and talented programs in this Washington Post story, which focuses on the racial enrollment gap. Even in school systems with a majority of African-American and Hispanic students, white and Asian students tend to dominate in G&T programs.

The story raises a number of questions, including how students are chosen for these programs, and, ultimately, what gifted and talented means, and how to tell if a child really deserves the designation.

via Five myths about ‘gifted and talented’ students – The Answer Sheet – The Washington Post.

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