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Are Gifted Students Being Left Behind?

Are Gifted Students Being Left Behind?

Budget problems have erased gifted programs in many schools.  And, in the last decade, there has been a real push in the classroom to help the children struggling with academics reach a new level of success.  But, in the process, are the high-performing students being left behind?

Many educators say, "Yes."

Check out this article in Newsweek, titled "America Hates Its Gifted Kids":

A 2008 report found that the...