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City G&T Drama Continues

By Lisa M. Collins

Reporter Al Baker reports in the New York Times that there’s been another error discovered in the scoring of Gifted and Talented tests for city kids whose parents were trying to get them into district-wide and city-wide gifted programs.

Thousands of kids were originally scored too low, and now another 300 will get their scores increased.

There was a new test this year, as the city attempted to wean the growing number of kids scoring above 90 percent, and even in the 99 percentile, making seats at desired schools — such as the Brooklyn School of Inquiry, and NEST+m, ever-more difficult to win. 

Read all about it.

 

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