Racial and Ethnic Representation in Gifted Programs

  title={Racial and Ethnic Representation in Gifted Programs},
  author={So Yoon Yoon and Marcia Gentry},
  journal={Gifted Child Quarterly},
  pages={121 - 136}
The Elementary and Secondary School Survey data and Civil Rights Data Collection of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) were analyzed to describe the issue of overrepresentation of gifted Asian American students in gifted education programs in the United States. Nationally, Asian and Whites have been overrepresented in gifted education since 1978, whereas, students from other ethnic backgrounds, such as those from American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic, and African American groups, have been… 

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