Underrepresented students in gifted education

Researchers report that applying a universal screening program to registered second-graders in a large urban school district led to an increase in the number of poor and minority students who met the IQ standards for gifted education programs, suggesting that parents and teachers may often fail to identify Blacks, Hispanics, free- and reduced-price lunch participants, English language learners, and girls who are qualified for gifted education.

Article #16-05043: “Universal screening increases the representation of low-income and minority students in gifted education,” by David Card and Laura Giuliano.