Behind the Headline: Why Geniuses Don’t Need Gifted Education

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Why Geniuses Don’t Need Gifted Education
12/2/13 | Washington Post

Behind the Headline
Poor Results for High Achievers
Winter 2012 | Education Next

In the Washington Post, Jay Mathews argues that smart students will probably do just fine attending regular schools. Warren Buffett did!  A study published in Education Next found that attending a gifted and talented program did little to accelerate the progress of high-achieving students.

On the other hand….

Chester E. Finn, Jr. argues that we should provide special learning opportunities for gifted students, in “Gifted Students Have ‘Special Needs’ Too.

June Kronholz took readers inside a special school in Nevada for gifted students in “Challenging the Gifted.”

-Education Next

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