Monday, February 1, 2016

‘Gifted’ Black Kids Not as Likely to Get Placed in Talented Programs

By Lydia Lum, Diverse Issues in Higher Education

High-achieving, Black, elementary school students are much less likely than their White peers to receive assignments to gifted and talented programs in math and reading, according to a new study.

However, the disparities in rates of placement essentially disappear among Black students who have Black teachers.

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