Understanding resilience in diverse, talented students in an urban high school

  title={Understanding resilience in diverse, talented students in an urban high school},
  author={Sally M. Reis and Robert D. Colbert and Thomas P. H{\'e}bert},
  journal={Roeper Review},
  pages={110 - 120}
This article summarizes findings from a 3‐year study of 35 economically disadvantaged, ethnically diverse, academically talented high school students who either achieved or underachieved in their urban high school. In particular, the resilience of these two groups of high ability students is explored. Comparative case study and ethnographic methods were used to examine the ways in which some academically talented students develop and/or employ strategies associated with resilience to achieve at… 
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