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.

—Education Next

Last updated February 20, 2015