Providing Access for Culturally Diverse Gifted Students: From Deficit to Dynamic Thinking

  title={Providing Access for Culturally Diverse Gifted Students: From Deficit to Dynamic Thinking},
  author={Donna Yvette Ford and Tarek Cy Grantham},
  journal={Theory Into Practice},
  pages={217 - 225}
Few school districts in the United States have successfully recruited and retained culturally diverse students in programs for gifted students. Black, Hispanic, and Native American students are underrepresented in gifted education programs nationally, with underrepresentation ranging from 50-70%. This article addresses two questions that are at least as old as gifted education itself: Why are diverse students underrepresented, and how can we recruit and retain more diverse students in our… Expand
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