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Why Did San Francisco Schools Stop Teaching Algebra in Middle School? - Priceonomics


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Why Did San Francisco Schools Stop Teaching Algebra in Middle School?
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While SFUSD insists that its new approach does not compromise the rigor of its education, but ensures that all students enter high school with the same mathematical foundation, many parents see the district's new standards as a dumbing down of the ...

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Depression the curse of gifted kids - Times LIVE


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Depression the curse of gifted kids
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Two out of three intellectually gifted children feel anxious or sad, according to Potential Plus UK. "Many of these children think very deeply and tend to be highly sensitive," said Denise Yates, chief executive of Potential Plus UK. "They are often ...

Why Gifted Latinos Are Often Overlooked And Underserved - NPR


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Why Gifted Latinos Are Often Overlooked And Underserved
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Three million school children in the U.S. are identified as gifted. That's roughly the top 10 percent of the nation's highest achieving students. But Rene Islas, head of the National Association for Gifted Children, says tens of thousands of gifted ...

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Gifted, But Still Learning English, Many Bright Students Get Overlooked - NPR


Gifted, But Still Learning English, Many Bright Students Get Overlooked
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"I'm a minority in the gifted world." Alejandra is a senior at North Canyon High School in Phoenix. Before she was identified as gifted, she was identified as an English Language Learner, or ELL. You know, those kids who are often assigned to separate ...

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