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Upper West Side »

How to Get Your 4-Year-Old Ready for Gifted and Talented Admissions

Here's what you need to know if you're hoping to score a G&T seat for your 4-year-old in fall 2015.

Flushing »

Bilingual Kids See Gifted Scores Drop After Test Changes, Parents Say

Changes to the gifted and talented exam put children of immigrants at a disadvantage, experts said.

Civic Center »

Gifted and Talented Scores Drop as Admissions Test Changes, DOE Says

Just 13 percent of 4-year-olds qualified for citywide G&T seats, down from 21 percent last year.

Bed-Stuy »

Parents Want to Bring Gifted and Talented Program to Bed-Stuy

Parents in Bed-Stuy are reaching out to the community to bring a new gifted and talented program.

New York City »

Parents Outraged After Record Number of Gifted and Talented Rejections

Acceptance rates were lower for citywide G&T programs than for some Ivy League schools.

Upper East Side »

Gifted and Talented Offers on Hold Amid Legal Challenge from Parents

Parents filed a lawsuit challenging the DOE's sibling policy and methodology for G&T admissions.

New York City »

Quinn Slams State DOE for Using Kids as Standardized Test 'Guinea Pigs'

Council Speaker Christine Quinn also criticized testing company Pearson during a Monday press conference.

New York City »

More Scoring Errors Uncovered for Gifted and Talented Exam

Testing giant Pearson made additional errors scoring this years's G&T exam, school officials said Friday.

New York City »

Quinn Calls for More Gifted and Talented Seats to Improve Diversity

City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn announced a proposal Tuesday for more G&T seats.

Astoria »

Number of G&T-Qualified Kids in Western Queens Jumps 40 Percent

Nearly 200 more kids qualified for talented and gifted programs in the district this year.

New York City »

More Than Half of Kids Tested Qualified for G&T in Two Manhattan Districts

The number of students who qualify for the city's G&T program jumped by more than 2,000 kids this year.

New York City »

Fewer Low-Income Students Took Gifted and Talented Test Despite Overhaul

This year's exam aimed to help chances of low-income families, but fewer kids in poor districts took it.

Astoria »

DOE Announces New Plan for STEM Gifted Program in Queens After Criticism

The DOE dropped its initial proposal to co-locate the STEM program at P.S. 76 after parents objected.

New York City »

Parents Demand Answers After Snafu Threatens Gifted and Talented Spots

Parents want the DOE to release scoring data after thousands more kids qualified for G&T programs.

Astoria »

Astoria Parents Vying for P.S. 122's Coveted G&T Irked by Scoring Error

Even more students now qualify for the prestigious program, stressing local parents.

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