Sunday, November 25, 2007

Experts join parents in call for better gifted education

Resources are increasingly being diverted away from gifted and talented children, experts say, echoing complaints by some parents that NCLB has left gifted children behind. "Because it's all about bringing people up to that minimum level of performance, we've ignored those high-ability learners," said Nancy Green, executive director of the District-based National Association for Gifted Children. "We don't even have a test that measures their abilities." The Washington Post

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