Equity in Gifted/Talented (G/T) Education

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Understanding Poverty

Economically disadvantaged G/T students need teachers who see the potential that is masked by the poverty.

Poverty brings with it several key issues that relate to the difficulties districts have in identifying gifted/talented who are also economically disadvantaged.

Among these issues are:

(Payne, 2005; Slocumb and Payne, 2000).

Quiz: Could You Survive in Poverty?