'Gifted and Talented' label weighed

'Gifted and Talented' label weighed

There are 2 comments on the Gazette.Net story from Dec 31, 2008, titled 'Gifted and Talented' label weighed. In it, Gazette.Net reports that:

Montgomery County school officials say they have not decided to remove the "Gifted and Talented" label for high-achieving students, though a non-labeling program in place at two schools is being considered.

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College Park, MD

#1 Jan 2, 2009
Are the dumb kids feelings being hurt?

Alexandria, VA

#2 Jan 23, 2009
the problem is that not all children/students TEST well. if this GT "label" is based on results from standardized testing - it truly isn't reflective of the "gifts" and "talent" those students (that don't test well) offer in a class environment, it's very enriching when students are exposed to many types of learning.

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