Addressing the Achievement Gap between Minority and Nonminority Children by Increasing Access to Gifted Programs

  title={Addressing the Achievement Gap between Minority and Nonminority Children by Increasing Access to Gifted Programs},
  author={Paula Olszewski‐Kubilius and Seon-young Lee and Mephie Ngoi and Daphne Ngoi},
  journal={Journal for the Education of the Gifted},
  pages={127 - 158}
Project EXCITE is a collaborative program of a university-based gifted center and local school districts designed to prepare gifted minority elementary and middle school students for advanced tracks in math and science in high school. This paper describes the characteristics and components of the EXCITE program and gives data regarding the academic and school achievement of participating students over the past 3 years. Results showed that most of the students were retained in the program… Expand

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