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**Ferguson Unrest - What Black Families Tell Sons** -

**Spoken Word - If You HAve to Tell Your Kids Stuff..**.

Jesse Williams - A White Man Killing a Black Boy is anAmerican Problem...

How race effects the Obama campaign http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23122137/from/ET/
Compare with Nutter's campaign... see Pennsylvania Gazette .

Readings on the Achievement Gap
Ed week - you may have to register (free) to get this one http://www.edweek.org/rc/issues/achievement-gap/
NCLG impact on Asian Americans





A 1 hour video from google http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1199400841087760537

NY TIMES article on non-school related factors of achievement gap non school factors Good article to read and discuss...
Colorblind Conclusions on Racism - NY Times book review - great discussion starter...



Cognitive Versus Social-Emotional Issues

Gifted Education

Young,Gifted, and Black Lynne Partridge's E-Board for Gifted Minority Project

Gist The Essence Video Young, Gifted, and Black


The ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education (ERIC EC) The Council for Exceptional Children, Underachievement Among Gifted Minority Students: Problems and Promises, - http://ericec.org/digests/e544.html


Recognizing gifted minority students: a research-based identification approach
Author: Kay L Gibson (University of Southern Queensland) http://www.nexus.edu.au/teachstud/gat/gibson.htm

Marcia Strong Scott & Christine F. Delgado, Identifying Cognitively Gifted Minority Students in Preschool, http://www.nagc.org/index.aspx?id=1012

How to Identify Academically Gifted Minority Students by Dr. David F. Lohman - http://www.beyond-the-book.com/strategies/strategies_061505.html

Underachievement among Gifted Minority Students: Problems and Promises. ERIC Digest E544 - http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_pric/is_199707/ai_3417333783

A Review of Assessment Issues in Gifted Education and Their Implications for Identifying Gifted Minority Students
Mary M. Frasier, Jamie H. GarcĂ­a, A. Harry Passow - http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/nrcgt/frasgarc.html

The Learning Environment: Meeting the Needs of Gifted Students - http://www.nwrel.org/msec/just_good/9/ch5.html

A challenge for culturally diverse families of gifted children: forced choices between achievement or affiliation - http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-119850603.html

Creating culturally responsive gifted education classrooms understanding "culture" is the first step.- http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-124076936.html

Critical Issues in the Identification and Nurturance of Promising Students from Low Income Backgrounds
Joyce VanTassel-Baska, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA - http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/nrcgt/newsletter/fall03/fall033.html

Forgotten pioneers in the study of gifted African Americans Author(s): Kearney, K. & LeBlanc, J.
Source: Roeper Review, The Roeper School May/June 1993 Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 192-199 - http://www.gt-cybersource.org/Record.aspx?NavID=2_0=11373 <http://www.gt-cybersource.org/Record.aspx?NavID=2_0&rid=11373>

Joseph Rensuli, Gifted dropouts - http://www.nagc.org/uploadedFiles/PDF/Advocacy_PDFs/dropout%20(GCQ%2044(4)).pdf

Karen Adler, Express-News Staff Writer Minority gifted kids left behind, Web Posted: 05/27/2006 12:00 AM CDT

Underachievement among gifted students of color: implications for educators - http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0NQM/is_2_44/ai_n13783933

Underrepresentation of minority students in gifted and talented education - http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3935/is_200310/ai_n9322277

An Untold Story of Resistance: African-American Educators and IQ Testing in the 1920,s and '30's
By Alan Stoskopf - http://www.rethinkingschools.org/archive/14_01/iq141.shtml

Valuing, Identifying, Cultivating, and Rewarding Talents of Students From Special Populations ,David St. Jean
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT - http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~nrcgt/news/spring96/sprng965.html

Extraordinary Gifts Often Come in Plain Brown Wrappers , Fred A. Bonner, II, Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH - http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~nrcgt/news/fall99/fall995.html

Helping Gifted Children and Their Families Prepare for College: A Handbook Designed to Assist Economically Disadvantaged and First-Generation College Attendees - http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~nrcgt/nrcgt/m93201/wok93201.html

Talent Loss
Why So Many of the Country's Top-Achieving Low-Income
Students Never Go to College - http://www.jhu.edu/news_info/news/home99/mar99/talent.html

Thinking and Writing Skills in High Ability, Ethnic Minority, High School Students - http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~nrcgt/news/spring00/sprng003.html

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