What We’re Watching: Can Gifted Education Survive the Common Core?

Some say that since the Common Core standards are higher than the old standards, we no longer need to offer gifted education. Earlier this month, Tom Loveless wrote about a controversy in a school district outside of San Francisco, where parents are upset that high-achieving math students will lose access to advanced math classes as the Common Core standards are implemented there.

The Fordham Institute hosted a discussion on what the Common Core standards will mean for gifted students on Monday, Feb. 23.

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