The Role of Race in Gifted Education

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4/21/09 8:41 PM EBSCOhost: The Role of Race in Gifted Education Page 1 of 3 in Select a Field (optional) and in Select a Field (optional) and in Select a Field (optional) Add Row Search Clear New Search Publications Subject Terms Cited References More Sign In to My EBSCOhost Folder New Features! Ask-A-Librarian Help West Chester University Libraries Title: Database: Find Similar Results using SmartText Searching. Folder has items A Descriptive Analysis of. .. The Role of Race in Gifte. .. Ethnic Identity, Academic. .. Go to: Folder View 14 of 35 Result List | Refine Search Choose Language Translate The Role of Race in Gifted Education. By: Gallagher, James J., Roeper Review, 02783193, Spring2005, Vol. 27, Issue 3 Academic Search Complete The Role of Race in Gifted Education Section: According to Jim Gallagher The one factor that has done the most to shape and form the education of gifted students over the last two decades has been race. It became so prominent an influence that a National Academy of Science panel was assembled to investigate it. One issue that was being studied by that panel was why were there so few minority students in programs for students? First, was the proposition true? Yes, it was. There clearly were fewer students in programs for than their proportion in the student body, except for Asian students. But what did that proportional difference mean? Because IQ scores were the predominant means of identification of , that would mean that racial students score lower on our measures of intelligence than do the mainstream white students as a group. At the same time, we should remind conservatives that some of the students scored at the highest levels of these tests. Because it would be difficult to think that such disproportion would
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