August 19, 2017

Latin America Not the Place for Gifted Students

While gifted students are heralded in China, India and other developing countries, most Latin American countries have special programs for remedial students, but not for the gifted.  Read Andre Oppenheimer’s piece about horror stories young children with IQs higher than Einstein have confronted in their home schools.  One boy interviewed from Mexico City was even diagnosed with attention deficit disorder, deemed a trouble maker by his teacher for his intellectual curiosity.

 

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