Education | Desegregation effort would eliminate gifted and talented programs for students in New York City
by Laura Edghill
Posted 9/04/19, 04:28 pm
An advisory board tasked with finding ways to desegregate the nation’s largest school district wants to do away with New York City’s gifted and talented programs for elementary students. The suggestion has parents, politicians, and education officials in an uproar at the prospect of shuttering a successful program rather than figuring out how more people can benefit from it.