Thursday, January 30, 2014

Brooklyn school cutting gifted program to boost diversity

Public School 139 in Ditmas Park will do away with a program for gifted students in hopes of boosting diversity.Brooklyn school cutting gifted program to boost diversity  - NY Daily News

Ditmas Park's P.S. 139 Principal Mary McDonald told parents the elementary school would no longer accept kindergartners applications for the SOAR program. Future classes will be 'heterogeneously grouped.'

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