ERIC Number: EJ496250
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Bridging the Gap between Minority Disadvantaged High Potential Children and Anglo Middle Class Gifted Children.
Sisk, Dorothy A.
Gifted Education International, v10 n1 p37-43 1994
This article examines reasons for the underrepresentation of minority groups in programs for gifted students and describes Project STEP-UP (Systematic Training for Educational Programs for Underserved Pupils), a program to train teachers, administrators, and parents of high potential minority economically disadvantaged students in 12 school districts in 4 states. (DB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academic Aptitude, Anglo Americans, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Incidence, Inservice Teacher Education, Middle Class Students, Minority Groups, Postsecondary Education, Student Development, Talent Identification, Underachievement
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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