Gifted Education’s Race Problem. See more national education news here

| October 20, 2020

By Danielle Dreilinger • Hechinger Report

Nationally, 3.3 million public school students have been identified for gifted education programs, about 6 percent of the total school population. Inequity is the norm. Wealthy schools identify more children as gifted than do poor ones. Black, Latino and indigenous groups are often left out. But can you make gifted education representative? Can we even agree on what “giftedness” is at all?

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