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America's Abandoned Smart Kids

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Brandon L. Wright via Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Intel’s recent announcement that it will cease sponsoring and underwriting the prestigious Science Talent Search, which it took over from Westinghouse in 1998, is another nail in the coffin of gifted education in the United States.

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The Bright Children Left Behind

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Brandon L. Wright via Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A great problem in U.S. education is that gifted students are rarely pushed to achieve their full potential.

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Why Bother Educating Smart Kids?

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Brandon L. Wright quoting Eric Hanushekvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, September 17, 2015

While it’s important to help out low achieving students, it’s the most talented students who will lead our country into the future. 

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The Bright Students Left Behind

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Brandon L. Wright via The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

While everyone focuses on boosting the weakest students, America’s smartest children are no longer being pushed to do their best.

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