City education officials are searching for a new gifted admissions test for kindergarteners.
- To correct for low minority representation in gifted programs and
- To address concerns that professional test preparation services allow wealthier kids to outperform other students.
Test could work for children as young as 3 years old, in order to speed up admissions as well as simplify admission process for parents.
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How does testing affect a 3 year old?
From New York Times article, “New Gifted Testing in New York May Begin at Age 3”
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