Discretion and Disproportionality: Explaining the Underrepresentation of High-Achieving Students of Color in Gifted Programs

News Coverage

Stark differences in black and white enrollment for District 150 gifted programs
Journal Star, April 25, 2016

Study Finds Black Students Are Often Overlooked by Gifted, Talented Programs
Atlanta Black Star, March 28, 2016

Despite Growth, AP Pool Is Not Diluted, Studies Say
Education Week, January 26, 2016

'Gifted' Black Kids Not as Likely to Get Placed in Talented Programs
Diverse Issues In Education, January 24, 2016

Gifted Black Students Have Less Chance of Being Recommended for Gifted Programs
Education Week, January 22, 2016

Teacher Race Affects Black Students' Odds of Being Labeled Gifted
The Washington Post, January 21, 2016

Black kids are being kept out of gifted programs: Why having more black teachers could help
Daily Kos, January 21, 2016

The Missing Black Children in Gifted Programs
National Journal, January 20, 2016

To Be Young, 'Gifted' And Black, It Helps To Have A Black Teacher
NPR, January 20, 2016

Bright Black Students Taught by Black Teachers are More Likely to Get Into Gifted-and-Talented Classrooms
Washington Monthly, January 19, 2016

Study finds racial discrimination in school gifted programs
Chalkbeat Tennessee, January 19, 2016

Study: White students favored over blacks in gifted programs
AJC, January 19, 2016

Further Research Finds Lack of Teacher Diversity Negatively Impacts Minority Students
Education World, January 19, 2016

Vanderbilt report: Black kids underrepresented in gifted programs
The Tennessean, January 19, 2016

Bright black students taught by black teachers are more likely to get into gifted-and-talented classrooms
The Hechinger Report, January 19, 2016

Why Are There So Few Black Children in Gifted Programs?
The Atlantic, January 19, 2016

Bright Black Students With Black Teachers More Likely to Get Into Gifted Programs
U.S. News & World Report, January 19, 2016

Morning Education: GIFTED GAPS
Politico, January 19, 2016

STUDY: Despite Same Test Scores, Whites More Likely Than Blacks to Enter Gifted Student Programs
Education Writers Association, January 19, 2016