Selective schools provide a ‘best of the best’ education in the public system, but can involve added stress for young people.
Common methods for identifying gifted students often miss students from lower-income families who should qualify for gifted programs.
In middle school classes, students from lower-income families tended to be concentrated in just a few classrooms, new research from North Carolina has found.
Short-term disputes are really symptoms of deeper divisions in the US over who deserves academic opportunity, and how to present the nation’s history.
Gifted programs may have to revamp the way they operate in order to benefit all students, new research suggests.
New York City could be on the verge of dismantling gifted programs at its elementary and middle schools. Taking that step could make things even worse for some of the children it aims to help.
Gifted students have the potential to be our future Einsteins. But they will only do this if we support them to learn in an appropriate way.
Analysis of MySchool data shows that selective public schools are selecting fewer students from the most disadvantaged backgrounds, thus worsening inequality in the school system.