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The SAGE Handbook of Gifted & Talented Education provides a comprehensive and international overview of key challenges and issues in the field of gifted education, making this an invaluable volume for individuals in the fields of education, public and private school administration, psychology and beyond. Containing contributions by a range of expert authors from around the world, chapters include discussions of the wide range of human abilities and talents which impinge upon academic success, with explorations of various political, social and economic factors which influence how giftedness and gifted education is defined and understood in different regions around the globe. PART 1. CONCEPTS OF GIFTEDNESS AND IDENTIFICATION: SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL NEEDS. PART 2: EDUCATIONAL PROVISION: PROGRAMS AND STRATEGIES. PART 3: GLOBAL RESPONSES TO EMERGING G&T ...

Chapter 5: Honoring Differences: Improving the Representation of Culturally Different Gifted Students based on Equity

Honoring Differences: Improving the Representation of Culturally Different Gifted Students based on Equity
Honoring differences: improving the representation of culturally different gifted students based on equity
Donna Y. Ford Jemimah L. Young Brian L. Wright Ramon B. Goings
Introduction

The inequitable under-representation of Black and Hispanic students in gifted education has a lengthy history that cannot be denied. According to data from the Office for Civil Rights, Black students comprise 19% of public school students, but only 10% of students in gifted education; Hispanic students comprise 25% of public school populations, but 16% of students in gifted programs (Ford, 2013). Many gaps are involved: access gaps, ...

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