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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.

New York City »

Gifted and Talented Scoring Error Affects Nearly 5,000 Kids

Thousands of children who were wrongly told they did not qualify for a G&T program after a scoring error.

Sunnyside »

More Students in Queens' District 30 Qualify for G&T, Despite Harder Test

Slightly more students in the district qualified for G&T this year, though fewer got the highest scores.

New York City »

Perfect Score No Guarantee of Top Choice After Gifted and Talented Changes

After announcing changes to G&T placement in the fall, the DOE reversed course, surprising parents.

Ditmars »

DOE Nixes Plan to Cut Gifted Program at Astoria's P.S. 122 After Backlash

Under pressure, the Department of Education withdrew plans to slash the G&T program in P.S. 122.

New York City »

How to Get Your 4-Year-Old Into a Gifted and Talented Program

Gifted and talented school applications are due April 19.

Ditmars »

Parents 'Optimistic' About P.S. 122 G&T Plan After Walcott Meeting

Parents met with DOE officials Monday to voice concerns over a plan to cut the school's gifted program.

New York City »

Harder Gifted and Talented Tests Netted Fewer Kids With Top Score

Thousands of 4-year-olds qualified for the city's gifted and talented programs.

Ditmars »

P.S. 85 Parents Push for Action on STEM G&T Program Expansion

Parents of students in the Queens gifted program want the middle school they say they were promised.

Ditmars »

Chancellor Walcott Agrees to Meet with P.S. 122 Parents About G&T Changes

A group of Queens parents confronted Dennis Walcott at a community meeting in Brooklyn Wednesday night.

Astoria »

Queens Parents Protest P.S. 122 G&T Cuts Outside DOE Offices

Dozens of parents gathered in Manhattan to deliver letters and a petition to Chancellor Walcott.

Ditmars »

Parents Mulling Legal Action to Fight Proposed P.S. 122 G&T Cuts

Parents have contacted a lawyer and are considering taking legal action against the city, they say.