Gifted Programs in the City Are Less Diverse

Elissa Gootman and Robert Gebeloff, New York Times, June 19, 2008

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The topic is also luring researchers. A study by Sean F. Reardon, of Stanford University, found that the achievement gap between white and black students grew faster among those who enter kindergarten with high skill levels. At Yale, researchers are devising a test that they hope could identify a more diverse gifted population.

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