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.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/mayor-doesnt-commit-to-panels-call-to-end-gifted-programs-in-schools-11566951635 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.