The second big reason to attend to the schooling of high-ability youngsters is a version of the familiar equity argument: these kids also deserve an education that meets their needs and enhances their futures, just like children with other distinctions and problems. They have their own legitimate claim on our conscience, our sense of fairness, our policy priorities, and our education budgets. What’s more, many of them also face such challenges as disability, poverty, ill-educated parents, non-English-speaking homes, and tough neighborhoods.I sometimes wonder if some people don't resent the smart kids.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
We Don't Need To Worry About The Smart Kids
If you concern yourself with the future competitiveness of the nation, you need to worry about the smart kids. If you concern yourself with equity, you need to worry about the smart kids: