JKCF in the News: The Washington Post
Emma Brown’s newest piece titled “Gifted students – especially those who are low-income – aren’t getting the focus they need” focuses on the Cooke Foundation and its report on closing the excellence gap in gifted education, “Equal Talents, Unequal Opportunities: A Report Card on State Support for Academically Talented Low-Income Students.”
The report grades each state and the District of Columbia on support and policies for gifted and talented education and is featured on the new Excellence Gap website. Read the first paragraph of Brown’s article below and click here for the full Cooke Foundation report.
States aren’t doing enough to support gifted students, especially those from low-income families — that’s the message that the Virginia-based Jack Kent Cooke Foundation sent Tuesday with the release of report cards on state policies for academically talented children.
No state received an A. There were plenty of D’s and a few F’s.
Click here to read the full article.