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April 17, 2019

Q&A: Jill Adelson Looks to a 'Better Route' to Improve Gifted Education

Jill Adelson, editor of the journal Gifted Child Quarterly, talks about the best evidence in gifted education, and areas where research is thin on the ground.

October 26, 2018

There's a Downside to Attending an Academically Selective School, Study Says

A long-running study of 377,000 students suggests that students at socioeconomically advantaged high schools tend to complete more schooling and earn higher incomes years later than those who chose academically selective schools.

July 31, 2018

Gifted Education Researcher James Webb Dies

Webb studied the social and emotional and special education issues in gifted education.

December 11, 2017

Can Schools Help Uncover 'Lost Einsteins' in Next Generation of Inventors?

A new study suggests the nation could be overlooking thousands of potential young inventors, as family income and local "innovation" play an outsized role in whether young students grow up to be inventors.

July 06, 2017

How Accessible Is Gifted Education in Your State?

All schools will soon have to report advanced achievement for their students. But the percentage of schools that offer programs for advanced students varies a lot from state to state.

January 22, 2016

Gifted Black Students Have Less Chance of Being Recommended for Gifted Programs

Teachers are about as likely to recommend equally academically talented white and Hispanic students for gifted programs. For black students, it's another story.

January 11, 2016

Three Myths Keeping Bright Kids in Poverty From Going to Top Colleges

Top academics isn't enough to get you into a top school if you are poor.

June 22, 2015

Is Advanced Placement's Value in the Class or the Test?

A Utah study suggests the main benefit for Advanced Placement students comes for those who complete and pass the test.

August 07, 2014

How Can Teachers Build on Gifted, Hyperactive Students' Strengths?

New studies provide insight into ways to help students with attention deficits succeed academically.

March 13, 2014

Schools Helping Struggling Students Also Can Boost High-Flyers, Study Says

Top students aren't necessarily hurt academically by a school's focus on low-performers, finds a new study at the Association for Education Finance and Policy conference.

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