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Academic Talent Development and the Equity Issue in Gifted Education 1

@inproceedings{Gagn2011AcademicTD,
  title={Academic Talent Development and the Equity Issue in Gifted Education 1},
  author={F. Gagn{\'e}},
  year={2011}
}
The equity issue with regard to the under representation of socioeconomically and ethnically disadvantaged students in gifted education has its source in judgments of unfair identification practices. After describing that issue and its factual basis, I show: (a) that an often overlooked statistical phenomenon exacerbates the disproportions; (b) that similar and even much larger disproportions exist in and outside general education without any advocacy group bringing out accusations of unfair… Expand
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