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Opinion: Five Ways to Improve Gifted Programs in NYC Schools

Friday, April 11, 2014

The program for super bright kids has a few dumb problems, like having just a fraction of seats available (300) for all the incoming kindergarten students deemed "gifted" (1,908). Two veteran parents offer ideas to make G&T smarter.

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Change in G&T Sibling Preference Policy Will Divide Families

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Two parents argue against the city's proposal to modify the current preference given to siblings who qualify for the most coveted gifted and talented programs. The proposal will be voted on Thursday by the Panel for Educational Policy.

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Change in G&T Tests Doesn't Stop Test-Prep

Monday, October 22, 2012

The Department of Education said it changed the way it tests children for gifted and talented programs to make the process more equitable, and harder to prepare for ahead of time. But that hasn't deterred test-prep companies and some parents eager to get their children into the highly competitive programs.

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