After nixing gifted and talented test, New York City awards seats to 4-year-olds based on educator nominations
After nixing gifted and talented test, NYC awards seats based on nominations
by Reema Amin
July 13, 2021
Chalkbeat, New York

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This year, parents and guardians nominated 11,600 rising kindergarteners. Of those, roughly 10,000 children were deemed eligible by pre-K teachers or the city’s Office of Early Childhood Education to enter a lottery, resulting in offers for nearly 2,400 seats.

Families who received offers... have until July 30 to accept.

I have long believed that the number of seats for gifted education should match the number of pupils who need or would benefit from the advanced academics.