Praiseworthy Efforts to Expand Opportunities for Disadvantaged High Achievers
from The High Flyer
Brandon Wright writes: Last fall, Jonathan Plucker and I lauded Montgomery County, Maryland, for improving and expanding its elementary school programs for the “highly gifted,” especially for minority students. By adding seats and instituting sensible reforms such as universal screening and holistic identification strategies, administrators increased the proportion of black and Hispanic participants by more than a third since 2016.
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