Elissa Gootman

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Determining Who's "Gifted and Talented"

Monday, August 16, 2010

Graduating student Justin Hudson gave the commencement speech at Hunter College High School's recent graduation ceremony, and spoke about the lack of diversity at the school, which he believes stems from the admissions process for the gifted and talented program.  Then, Dr. Jean Gubbins, associate professor of educational psychology at the University of Connecticut, and New York Times reporter Elissa Gootman  talk about how eligibility for the city's gifted and talented program and for Hunter High School is determined.

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