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Should the City Keep Its Gifted and Talented Schools?

Should the City Keep Its Gifted and Talented Schools?

Thursday: A grueling admission process has filled the most elite programs with white and Asian students.
This Top Gifted and Talented School Is Integrated. Is It the Future?

This Top Gifted and Talented School Is Integrated. Is It the Future?

With New York sharply divided over gifted education, some parents point to a school in Harlem as proof that selective schools can be integrated.
Should a Single Test Decide a 4-Year-Old’s Educational Future?

Should a Single Test Decide a 4-Year-Old’s Educational Future?

The admissions process for gifted programs in New York City has led to a debate over how to desegregate the nation’s largest school system.
What to Know as N.Y.C. Goes Back to School

What to Know as N.Y.C. Goes Back to School

Tuesday: Public schools open this week, and all eyes will be on the city's gifted programs.
The Plan to Scrap New York’s Gifted Programs: 5 Takeaways

The Plan to Scrap New York’s Gifted Programs: 5 Takeaways

The future of selective admissions in the nation’s largest school system has been thrown into doubt.
De Blasio Weighs Eliminating Gifted Programs in New York

De Blasio Weighs Eliminating Gifted Programs in New York

The mayor has said education is his signature issue. Now he’s been handed a provocative proposal that could transform the system.
The Plan to Shut Down Gifted Programs, Explained

The Plan to Shut Down Gifted Programs, Explained

Wednesday: A panel wants to cut many of the programs and selective admissions processes that have led to a segregated school system.
Desegregation Plan: Eliminate All Gifted Programs in New York

Desegregation Plan: Eliminate All Gifted Programs in New York

A group appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed seismic changes to the nation’s largest school system.
Rethinking What Gifted Education Means, and Whom It Should Serve

Rethinking What Gifted Education Means, and Whom It Should Serve

Sweeping changes to gifted education in Montgomery County, Md., are meant to address educational inequality early in the pipeline, as young as second grade.
Rethinking What Gifted Education Means, and Whom It Should Serve

Rethinking What Gifted Education Means, and Whom It Should Serve

Sweeping changes to gifted education in Montgomery County, Md., are meant to address educational inequality early in the pipeline, as young as second grade.
Educators Turn to Programs for Top Students to Narrow the ‘Excellence Gap’

Educators Turn to Programs for Top Students to Narrow the ‘Excellence Gap’

One way to widen access to advanced programs is to rely less on standardized tests, since students from disadvantaged backgrounds tend to score lower than their peers. The University of Chicago
Educators Turn to Programs for Top Students to Narrow the ‘Excellence Gap’

Educators Turn to Programs for Top Students to Narrow the ‘Excellence Gap’

One way to widen access to advanced programs is to rely less on standardized tests, since students from disadvantaged backgrounds tend to score lower than their peers. The University of Chicago