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States Differ In Defining, Supporting "Gifted" Students

Findings from a recently published national survey suggest that gifted students are getting the shaft. The survey looked at how states define, identify, and accommodate gifted students.


Scott Barry Kaufman is a Cognitive Psychologist at New York University  and co-founder of the Creativity Post, where he wrote an article on the troubling state by state inconsistencies of gifted education.

Virginia Prescott is the Gracie Award-winning host of Word of Mouth, Civics 101, The 10-Minute Writers Workshop podcasts, and the Writers on A New England Stage series on New Hampshire Public Radio. Prior to joining NHPR, she was editor, producer, and director for NPR programs On Point and Here & Now, and directed interactive media for New York Public Radio.

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