There is nothing like the feeling of getting ready to attend an NAGC Convention!
Because most of the decisions on identifying and serving gifted students fall to school districts, the reality is that we have a nation of few haves—primarily in affluent areas—and many have-nots.
As parents and educators know well, one size fits all policies and practices often fail segments of the school-age population.
While high test scores are a very effective indicator of giftedness in the domain being tested, the lack of high scores is NOT reliable as an indicator of the absence of gifted abilities.
A guest blog post by Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Brandon L. Wright