Mayor Doesn’t Commit to Panel’s Call to End Gifted Programs in Schools

Can New York City schools aid diversity by cutting elementary gifted programs and more? A district panel proposed changes, furthering debate on inclusivity as leaders review. TC’s Aaron Pallas weighs in— via The Wall Street Journal. A diversity panel appointed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio formally unveiled its aggressive proposals for eliminating gifted programs in elementary schools and dropping academic selectivity in middle-school admissions.