Posts Tagged ‘NCLB’

10.08

RED ALERT: Gifted Education is a Civil Rights Issue

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Fast forward 10 years. It’s 2019. How are our gifted and talented learners faring in the United States? Well, if our federal and state governments, boards of education and communities continue along current pathways, we might as well start mourning now. Our gifted and talented students will not only be left behind, but we – as citizens of the United States and world – will also have to face the harsh realities and opportunity costs of losing our most precious natural resources. Say good-bye to innovation and hope – and global prowess.

For it appears that the untapped talents and visionary strengths of gifted learners will wind up buried, along with the critical talents of gifted educators, who actually know how to serve this population with zeal and courage.

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