Woke and ignoring the gifted
July 2, 2021
Yes, “all men are created equal”, but that doesn’t mean we are all identical.
Champions of woke ideology have found a new enemy: special educational programs for the gifted.
Last week another special ed curriculum for the gifted in mathematics in New York City has been canceled. It joins a movement spreading around the country to eliminate any special programming which supports the needs of academically advanced and diversely talented students. After first scrapping gifted entrance exams, the conclusion in woke thinking is to abolish gifted education altogether.
As New York Times repo...