Playing favorites : gifted education and the disruption of community /

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Author / Creator:Sapon-Shevin, Mara
Imprint:Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, c1994.
Description:xxx, 275 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Gifted children -- Education -- United States
Gifted children -- United States -- Identification.
Gifted children -- Education.
Gifted children -- Identification.
United States.
Format: Print Book
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0791419800 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-267) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Schools as Communities
  • 1. Underserved and Over-Deserving: Rationales for the Support of Gifted Education
  • 2. They're Good, They Don't Ask: Silence and Voice on Gifted Education
  • 3. It Takes a Special Person to Work with Those Kids: Teachers and the Gifted Category
  • 4. These Kids Really Show Themselves Early: Choosing Children for the Enrichment Program
  • 5. I Only Want What's Best for My Child: Parents and Gifted Education
  • 6. The Kids with Disposable Incomes: Meritocracy and Gifted Education
  • 7. Visions of an Inclusive Future
  • References
  • Index