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Sternberg, Robert J. – Roeper Review, 1996
This article discusses signs that America has adopted a negative view of gifted children, including the undermining of the Jacob Javits Act, grade inflation, and a shift in funding and legal mandates from the gifted toward students with disabilities or low achievement. Reasons for this trend and suggestions for responsive action are discussed. (PB)
Descriptors: Anti Intellectualism, Educational Attitudes, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy