As Common Core State Standards are proving to be challenging to many schools across the US, some schools have stopped offering “gifted and talented” programs. As quoted in THE Journal, Jonathan Plucker of the University of Connecticut says “[t]he Common Core was really meant to be a floor and not a ceiling,” adding that cutting gifted classes for students who are ahead of their grade level is “worrisome, to say the least.”


Read the full article here: Will Gifted Education Weather the Common Core?