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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.

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 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 »

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.

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.

Astoria »

Schools with Gifted Programs in Demand in Western Queens

The neighborhood's most sought-after schools include P.S. 122, P.S. 85 and P.S. 166, known for their G&T.

Long Island City »

Prestigious Queens G&T Program to Extend to Eighth Grade, Chancellor Says

P.S. 85's STEM Academy is currently K-5 and the only citywide gifted program without a middle school.

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