Why Are NYC Parents So Upset At The Idea Of Scrapping 'Gifted And Talented' Programs?

“It’s not something that we discovered, it’s something we invented about a century ago.” As “gifted and talented” programs come under further debate in New York City, TC’s James Borland weighs in on the subjectivity of who is “gifted and talented,” plus what it should mean in schools — via Gothamist.

https://bit.ly/2tw19rm Just 1 percent of NYC’s public school students—about 16,000 of 1.1 million—are currently enrolled in gifted classrooms.