Sunday, March 22, 2009

Top achievers to be eligible for gifted programs

Smart Brooklyn and Queens kindergarteners and first-graders will have access to three new gifted programs this fall.

Kindergartners and first-graders scoring in the 97th percentile on entrance exams will be eligible to enroll in three gifted programs opening in New York in September. "We're confident there will be enough demand to fill the programs," said Andrew Jacob, an Education Department spokesman. New York Daily News , The New York Times/City Room

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