Gifted and Talented Schools are Segregation by Another Name

http://truth-out.org/news/item/15293-gifted-and-talented-schools-are-segregation-by-another-name

While African Americans and Latinos make up two-thirds of the children in the city's public elementary schools, they are barely a quarter of the students in the city's gifted and talented (G&T) programs. Only six students qualified last year in the South Bronx's entire school district. By comparison, in the two districts covering Manhattan south of Harlem, over 6,000 students make the grade.

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